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OCEANS ADRIFT

IT OUGHT TO BE HARD FOR a species that occupies roughly 10% of the earth’s land to mess up 70% of the planet’s entire surface. Yet humans are well on the way to wrecking the oceans.

From climate change and melting ice caps to islands

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