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Ocean Literacy: Ocean and Humans Are Inextricably Interconnected
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September 24, 2018 01:20 PM PDT
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"The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected."
So states the sixth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with examples of the many ways that we are connected to the sea, from trade and transportation to the exchange of ideas and culture, to our connection through the global water cycle. This episode is part seven of a nine-part series on Ocean Literacy, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Diversity of Life and Ecosystems: The Ocean Literacy Series
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September 20, 2018 08:56 AM PDT
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"The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems."

So states the fifth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with a discussion about the complex biodiversity contained in the world ocean and the ways that such systems, relationships and processes might be observed and understood for scientific gain. This episode is part six of an eight-part series, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Diversity of Life and Ecosystems: The Ocean Literacy Series
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September 20, 2018 08:55 AM PDT
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"The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems."

So states the fifth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with a discussion about the complex biodiversity contained in the world ocean and the ways that such systems, relationships and processes might be observed and understood for scientific gain. This episode is part six of an eight-part series, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Ocean Literacy: The Ocean Makes Earth Habitable
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September 11, 2018 09:14 AM PDT
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"The ocean makes Earth habitable."
So states the fourth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with a discussion about the complex diversity contained in the world's ocean and the importance of a healthy ocean as the universal operating system that provides fresh air, water, food, and every nurturing condition upon which all life depends. This episode is part five of an eight-part series on Ocean Literacy, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Ocean Literacy: Weather and Climate
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September 04, 2018 10:32 AM PDT
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"The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate."
So states the third Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with an overview of the various ways that the ocean influences all weather and climate on the earth. In this episode we examine the various ways that humans must change the behaviors that are most adversely affecting ocean chemistry: a delicate balance upon which all life depends. This episode is part four of an eight-part series on Ocean Literacy, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Ocean Literacy: Weather and Climate
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September 04, 2018 10:30 AM PDT
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"The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate."
So states the third Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with an overview of the various ways that the ocean influences all weather and climate on the earth. In this episode we examine the various ways that humans must change the behaviors that are most adversely affecting ocean chemistry: a delicate balance upon which all life depends. This episode is part four of an eight-part series on Ocean Literacy, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Ocean Literacy: The Ocean Shapes the Features of Earth
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August 28, 2018 11:14 AM PDT
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"The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth."
So states the second principle of the ocean literacy curriculum, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with an overview of the various ways that the one oceanic system shapes the terrestrial landscape, the environment, the watersheds, plant life, and human existence. This episodes is part three of an eight-part series on Ocean Literacy, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Ocean Literacy: One Big Ocean
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August 20, 2018 11:08 AM PDT
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"The Earth Has One Big Ocean With Many Features"
So states the first principle of the ocean literacy curriculum, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the ocean's influence on us and our influence on the ocean. World Ocean Radio's Ocean Literacy series continues this week with an overview of the various ways that the one oceanic system connects us all, with examples of the connections that occur worldwide: shipping, trade, circulation of water, watershed connections, weather, climate, food, coastal settlement, social connections, and much more. "One Big Ocean" is episode two of an eight-part series on Ocean Literacy, an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and the environmental challenges we face.

Ocean Literacy: An Introduction
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August 14, 2018 08:35 AM PDT
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This week's episode of World Ocean Radio kicks off a multi-part series on the Ocean Literacy Principles. The next eight episodes will provide an anthology of reflections, examples and illustrations that represent responses to the ocean and environmental challenges we face. We will focus not only on ocean science and the ways that the Ocean Literacy curriculum fits into the current educational system in the United States, but also on the ways that ocean relates to climate, fresh water, food, energy, health, work, trade, transportation and much more.

Climate Insurance in a Changing World
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August 07, 2018 10:02 AM PDT
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As climate change is continually felt everywhere on the planet, how might we protect against the impacts of extreme weather, sea level rise, and more? In this episode of World Ocean Radio we outline the role of insurance companies and the ways in which insurance must adapt as a risk management tool for the world's most vulnerable.
Learn more about World Ocean Radio at worldoceanobservatory.org/world-ocean-radio

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