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A decade of marine exploration revealed

First posted to YouTube, October 5, 2010 by NationalGeographic.

Did you know that every second breath you take comes from the ocean? Everyone depends on the ocean and all the lives in it. In this week's feature video National Geographic reveals newly discovered life from the Census of Marine life study, include creatures that were thought to be extinct 50 billion years ago.The Census of Marine life has released the findings of ten years of research and exploration of the world's oceans. The first-ever study of its kind, involving 2700 scientists from 80 nations, identified more than 6000 potentially new species, and will help researchers observe how marine populations change in response to events like oil spills and climate change. Video Courtesy Census of Marine Life.

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