Some scientists believe the delicate balance in the ocean is getting ready to collapse. Between climate change, plastic pollution, toxic chemicals and overfishing, marine ecosystems are on the brink of undergoing potentially catastrophic changes. Climate change alone is causing sea levels to rise and bleaching coral reefs that are at the heart of many marine ecosystems.
We may not seem connected, but the health of the world’s oceans plays a key role in the survival of humanity. Take a look at some of the man-made destruction that needs to change if humans want to live to see another century.