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Ocean Beats Out Space, Four to One!

  • G. Carleton Ray

Abstract

“Ocean Beats out Space, Four to One!” the headlines should read. At almost the same time that “Ocean Pulse: A Critical Diagnosis” was being developed, a nationwide survey (SeaWeb 1996) concluded that: “An overwhelming number of Americans believe funding for ocean exploration is a more important priority than funding for space exploration”. The numbers were 72% for ocean, 17% for space. No contest!

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Crustose Coralline Alga Maximum Sustainable Yield Grey Whale Deep Reef Marine Living Resource 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Carleton Ray
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  1. 1.Department of Environmental SciencesUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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