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Earth, We Hardly Know Ye

Planet Earth.

70% of it is ocean.

95% of that is unexplored.

Around 98% of Earth’s land has been traversed, which means with all figures accounted for, 68.5% of our own planet remains unexplored. In 2010, the Census of Marine Life performed the first ever Marine Census, sending out 2700 scientists from more than 80 countries to study our world’s oceans. The numbers they came back with were quite astounding.

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