World's first Ocean Health Index finds Earth's oceans only 67% healthy

October 1, 2014 6:40 AM

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World's first Ocean Health Index finds Earth's oceans only 67% healthy

Washington: World's first ever Ocean Health Index has rated the Earth's oceans at 67 out of 100 in overall health.

The Global assessment for Ocean Health Indexconducted by UCSB's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis also assessed the Antarctic and the 15 ocean regions beyond national jurisdiction (high-seas areas) - all critical regions for maintaining a healthy climate, safeguarding biodiversit...

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