Census of Marine Life ends

The first Census of Marine Life reported findings of its ten-year investigation of diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine life on October 4, 2010.

First Census Shows Life in Planet Ocean is Richer, More Connected, More Impacted than Expected

“Culminating a 10-year exploration, 2,700 scientists from 80 nations report first Census of Marine Life, revealing what, where, and how much lives and hides in global oceans; To measure changes caused by climate or oil spills, Census establishes a baseline; New species discovered, marine highways and rest stops mapped, diminished abundance documented; Online Census directory allows anyone to map global addresses of species”
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