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Aquaculture and Mariculture

This lecture is about marine aquaculture, the fastest growing food sector in the world. You will learn in this lecture that eating tuna is actually like eating a wolf-eater, if it was an equivalent…

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Marine Food Chains

Learn about marine food chains with special attention to why fish populations can actually be overexploited. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Dance of the Plankton

Learning about marine food webs is essential to understand how the ocean provides us with seafood. Enjoy the whiteboard animation before watching Chapter 4.2 "Dance of the Plankton." This…

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Marine Elemental Cycles

In this video Ulf Riebesell takes you through the view of the finely tuned planetary system with its great cycles of elements that cycle through the biosphere, geosphere and atmosphere. This video…

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Submarine Landslides and Tsunamis

Earthquakes can cause tsunamis. This video deals with another cause of tsunamis, namely submarine landslides. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license. This video is licensed under…

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Q&A | Martin Visbeck, Anna Zivian & Peter Haugan | 2018 Oct. 25

Martin Visbeck, Anna Zivian, and from the "One Planet, One Ocean" course discuss the Ocean Decade and answer learners' questions. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Q&A | Nina van Toulon, Richmond Kennedy Quarcoo, & Anna Rufas Blanco | 2018 Oct. 18

In this live session, Nina van Toulon, Founder of the Eco Flores Foundation and Initiator at the Indonesia Waste Platform, speaks with Richmond Kennedy Quarcoo from Ghana and Anna Rufas Blanco from…

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Ocean Acidification

This chapter is about ocean acidification and explores the chemistry of ocean acidification, the consequences, and the connections within and outside of the planetary boundaries framework. Professor…

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Ocean Plastic: Where Is It?

Plastic in the ocean is polluting the ocean, but in order to address this problem, we need to know where the plastic is within the ocean. In this chapter, Dr. Erik Van Sebille explains how…

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Introduction to Marine Life & Minerals

Our planet started as an inanimate, iron-rich rock with a hot, radioactive core that cooled over billions of years. Life originated at hydrothermal vents billions of years ago, and photosynthesis…

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Ocean Plastic: What to do about it

This video addresses the question of how to deal with the plastic problem in the ocean in a sustainable way. Scientists all over the world are busy researching what plastic means for the ocean. But…

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Introduction to Marine Ecosystems

The ocean is an intricate patchwork of co-existing ecosystems from which humans benefit in terms of food, energy, and keeping our planet habitable by regulating climate and absorbing nutrients from…

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Introduction to Coasts

Coasts provide resources such as fish and seafood. They are also the location of tourism and connect countries as the location of megacities and ports for global trade. Coastal disasters have remote…

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Ocean Change: A Mix of Interacting Stressors

Ocean change is an ongoing process but in modern times, human influence on the environment is much greater than any natural influence, which is why we call this era the Anthropocene. Ocean change…

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Ocean Prediction

In this video Mojib Latif and Martin Visbeck discuss how ocean knowledge and observations are brought together to predict future scenarios for the ocean and climate. This video is licensed under the…

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Ocean Heat Storage and Sea Level

This chapter discusses how sea level is affected by things like surface temperature and ocean heat. The temperature of the ocean determines the phase of the water and control the radiative balance of…

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