Oceans on the brink, warns report
The United Nations recently released The First Globa lIntegrated Marine Assessment. The report has assessed the state of the world's oceans from the scientific and socioeconomic point of view. It has warned that climate change, overexploitation of living marine resources, increased use of ocean space and rising pollution have put excessive pressure on oceans. It says cumulative impacts of human activities have pushed the carrying capacity of oceans almost to its limit.