50 Fascinating Facts About the Ocean

The Ocean - Infographic

With approximately 71% of the world’s surface covered in ocean, there is so much for us to explore.

The world’s global ocean is so grand that it has been divided into 5 individual oceans, all of which are connected. We have a lot to thank the oceans for, did you know that the oceans provide roughly 14% of the world source of protein? In addition to the food source, the ocean is home to some of the most potent and remarkable medicines on the planet. They have been known to help with pain, inflammation and can even help to fight against cancer.

The oceans also provide adventure and dive sites all over the world with exciting and unbelievable marine animals around every coral reef. Did you know that you can see the Great Barrier Reef from the moon?

There is so much to learn about the oceans and it is difficult to understand that marine biologists and scientists have only really explored 5% of this magnificent body of water. However, we already know quite a lot and if you would like to learn more jaw dropping facts about the oceans, then take a look at the incredible infographic below, created by the team at divein.com…

50 fascinating facts about the ocean50 fascinating facts about the ocean – Graphic by the team at DIVE.in


About Boone

Jason Boone created Dive Documentaries to inspire viewers to care about the Florida Keys underwater world through education, exploration and storytelling. He has a BA in Television Production and an MA in Digital Journalism and Design, and a passion for short-form documentary filmmaking. His work has been featured on National Geographic, Discovery, Current TV and Yahoo!.