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Ocean Sciences

This article appeared in The Herald of 25 April 2018 written by Guy Rogers

This article, by Peter Myles - tourism specialist and chairman of the NMB Maritime Cluster – appeared in The Herald of 4 April 2018. 
For hundreds of years Port Elizabeth was referred to on navigational charts only as “a landing place with fresh water”.

This article by Dr Lorien Pichegru (Researcher in Marine Ecology at Nelson Mandela University) appeared in The Conversation Africa on January 31, 2018.

Arthur C. Clarke once aptly reflected on “how inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean”. The ocean mass covers about 71% of our planet’s surface and comprises 97% of its water mass. It plays a crucial role in earth’s climate system – regulating its average temperatures and storing over two-thirds of earth’s active carbon dioxide.