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7. The ocean is largely unexplored

p7testb-h175We should think about the ocean because most of it has never been seen by humans – less than 5% of it has been explored. There are exciting opportunities for new generations of explorers and scientists. New tools such as underwater robots are greatly increasing our ability to explore the unknown ocean. The ocean is the last great frontier, and a wonderful and exciting challenge.

To learn even more about this concept, go to its fundamental concepts.

NEOSEC Member Resources:

  • VitalVenture: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute in collaboration with Maine Sea Grant has just launched a new online education resource, VitalVenture, an interdisciplinary watershed education curriculum that engages Maine students in grades 5-8 with a series of locally relevant, issue-based Watershed Experiences that deepen conceptual understanding and connection to place.
  • More to come!


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