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Scientists urge $2-3 billion study of ocean health

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posted on Nov, 25 2007 @ 08:03 PM
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Scientists urge $2-3 billion study of ocean health


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OSLO (Reuters) - Marine scientists called on Sunday for a $2-3 billion study of threats such as overfishing and climate change to the oceans, saying they were as little understood as the Moon.

A better network of satellites, tsunami monitors, drifting robotic probes or electronic tags on fish within a decade could also help lessen the impact of natural disasters, pollution or damaging algal blooms, they said.
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posted on Nov, 25 2007 @ 08:03 PM
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I think it's a great idea, we need to know more about the oceans and I feel this is a good reason to spend some money. By "we" I mean the entire globe not just one country.

We have done this on land and the atmosphere, the oceans would be the next logical step, in exploring and researching our world.

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