6 edition of health of the oceans found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Edward D. Goldberg.|
|LC Classifications||GC1085 .G64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||172 p. :|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||76378271|
Deeply Cleansing for Body and Soul. For the body, mind and spirit the ocean offers many cleansing qualities. The salty sea air allows us to breathe in clean, pure breaths into our lungs. As we swim in the salt water, our skin is revived. A review from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO), warns that the oceans are facing multiple threats. They are being heated by .
The new Ocean Health Index, the most comprehensive ever conducted, includes for the first time the Antarctic and the 15 ocean regions beyond national jurisdiction (high-seas areas)—all critical. By the middle of the century the ocean could contain more plastic than fish by weight. Ground down into tiny pieces, it is eaten by fish and then by people, with uncertain effects on human health.
The programme helps people with mental health issues, disabilities and both first-time and experienced surfers to escape the stresses of daily life: to ‘let go’; heal; and find a similar, deep relationship with the ocean. Citing the work of Dr Wallace J Nichols and his book The Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near. This book explores the links among physical oceanography, public health, epidemiology, marine biology, and medicine in understanding what the ocean has to offer. It .
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In this thorough review of the challenges facing us in managing oceans, author Anne Platt McGinn examines the threats to our oceans and prescribes the steps we must take quickly to protect ocean health. The problems afflicting oceans are growing, from relentless overfishing by government-subsidized fleets to the insidious accumulation of Cited by: This pioneering book will be of value to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in public health, environmental, economic, and policy fields.
Additionally, the treatment of these complex systems is of essential value to the policy community responsible for these questions and to the broader audience for whom these issues are more directly connected to their own health and 5/5(1).
The health of the oceans. Author: Edward D Goldberg. Publisher: Paris: Unesco Press, Edition/Format: Print book: International government publication: English View all editions and formats. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Health of the oceans. Geneva, Switzerland: UNEP, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Environment Programme.; United Nations.
OCLC Number: Notes: "Prepared in co-operation with United Nations [and others]." Description. This book introduces this topic to researchers and advanced students interested in this emerging field, enabling them to see how their research fits into the broader interactions between the aquatic environment and human : $ With the health of the oceans now at stake, Harvell looks to educate outside the academic environment.
She recently found a new medium to relay the beauty of the ocean’s biodiversity and her concern for it to the public—art. The oceans can affect our health in many ways.
They contain many types of microscopic organisms, some of which produce toxins when conditions are right. Toxins from these harmful algal blooms, sometimes called red tides, can contaminate shellfish such as clams and mussels.
Eating the contaminated seafood may cause serious illness. 5) Song for the Blue Ocean by Carl Safina. In the spirit of Rachel Carson, Carl Safina’s book takes the reader on a lyrical journey through the oceans from the coasts to the deep abyss.
He explores the ocean through the lens of his personal experiences to reveal the beauty, mystery, and political discourse surrounding the oceans of our world. OCEAN HEALTH INDEX. A healthy ocean sustainably delivers a range of benefits to people now and in the future. The Ocean Health Index is the comprehensive framework used to measure ocean health from global to local scales.
International scientific literature is used to review relevant data concerning pollution of the world's oceans. Chapters 1, 8 and 9 address themselves to the problems of international control of marine pollution. Chapter 1 introduces the importance of the time factor, revealing information on how long it takes a pollutant to reach an undesirable level, how long it will take that level to.
Oceanic ecosystem is highly damaging in all this and a huge number of natural death of fish and sea creatures is happening which is an alarming situation. The main aim of the paper is to discuss the ocean health and the general pollution of the oceans, and the ways to prevent and reduce it.
The new index ranks oceans' health and the benefits they provide to humans using 10 categories, such as biodiversity, clean waters, ability to provide. Describing the oceans as economic powerhouses, the study warns that the resources in the high seas are rapidly eroding through over-exploitation, misuse and climate change.
“The ocean feeds us, employs us, and supports our health and well-being, yet we are allowing it. Other research relays scientific evidence that showcases the ocean’s ability to boost mental health.
Lauren's latest E-Book, "Never Far Behind," a collection of poetry, is available on. Threats to the health of the oceans. Oil spills account for only about five percent of the oil entering the oceans. The Coast Guard estimates that for United States waters sewage treatment plants discharge twice as much oil each year as tanker spills.
Each year industrial, household cleaning, gardening, and automotive products pollute water. Explore the oceans and deep blue seas with this Scholastic book list of fiction and nonfiction for grades K-8 about dolphins, sharks, fish, and seashores.
Exploring the world's oceans and the mysterious animals that live beneath their surfaces is a high-interest, engaging topic for young readers. The Review of the Health of the Oceans Man's activities contribute substantially to the fluxes of certain elements in the marine environment.
For substances such as carbon dioxide, cadmium, arsenic, lead and mercury, fluxes of anthropogenic material approach or exceed the natural fluxes.
The air we breathe: the ocean produces over half of the world's oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere.
Climate regulation: covering 70% of the Earth's surface, the ocean transports heat from the equator to the poles, regulating our climate and weather patterns. Transportation: 76% of all U.S. trade involves some form of marine transportation.
A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being. Read why we are drawn to the ocean each summer and how being near water sets our mind and bodies at ease. Bottlemania: How Water Went on. The Ocean Health Index is a decision-making tool and framework for conserving the human-ocean ecosystem because people need a healthy ocean.
The Index is the first assessment tool that scientifically measures key elements from all dimensions of the ocean’s health — biological, physical, economic and social — to guide decision makers toward the sustainable use of the ocean.
Ocean in Distress. When we think of public health risks, we may not think of the ocean as a factor. But increasingly, the health of the ocean is intimately tied to our health. One sign of an ocean in distress is an increase in beach or shellfish harvesting closures across the U.S.Human Manipulation And Its Effects On The Health Of Our Oceans Words | 5 Pages.
relationship with ocean waters, their quality directly effects the quality of your life. The oceans contain about ninety-seven percent of the Earths water and cover two-thirds of the planet. The oceans are among our biggest resource for life on earth, and also our biggest dumping grounds.
That kind of paradox could give anyone an identity crisis. We seem to .