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9 Problems Destroying Our Oceans (PHOTOS)

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The oceans are rising and getting warmer faster than predicted. 71% of our planet is covered by oceans, yet we still neglect them, harming the innumerable creatures that live in them, and polluting one of our largest resources.

In the fight for the environment, the health of our oceans should be a top priority. We've put together 9 of the biggest issues that threaten our oceans. Tell us which ones you think are the most important!

Problems Of The Ocean
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