Originally posted to Data Center POST

Since the beginning, man has looked to the ocean as a source of growth, sustenance, navigation, inspiration and more. As a critical component of both our own and our planet’s ecosystems, the vast seas that span our world aid us in a number of ways, including producing oxygen, helping with climate regulation, and sustaining our economy. In fact, the U.S. ocean-based economy alone produces $282 billion in goods and services, while ocean-dependent businesses employ around 3 million individuals. As we have grown and developed as a species, the way we harness the opportunities of our seas has also changed.

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