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Oceans

  • By: Marcella Bush Trevino
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Earth's oceans cover approximately two thirds of the surface of the globe. Humans have used the oceans and their diverse marine ecosystems for food and water, shipping and international trade, warfare, recreation and sport, and mineral and energy resources. The ...

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