Friday, 31 August 2012

Ocean Health Index signals new way of thinking about the sea

The Ocean Health Index, published online by Nature, signals a new way of thinking about our relationship with the ocean.
The Index is the first comprehensive, annual assessment of the benefits that a healthy ocean provides through 10 goals, which emphasise the human-ocean relationship. The overall global score is 60 out of 100, indicating that this relationship is out of balance and unsustainable.  
The Ocean Health Index is a collaborative project engaging over 65 scientists and ocean experts.  Consequently, no single entity owns it; the Index is an independent brand. 
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