view on Baltic Sea by  PrerowClick to enlarge
We know more about the moon than we do about the depths of the oceans.
Source: Wera Leujak / UBA

Healthy oceans and coasts are today more important than ever before. They provide food and raw materials, serve people as recreational areas, are habitat for numerous species, but also shipping routes for world trade; and finally, they act as an important “buffer” for the global climate.