A new narrative for the ocean

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Science  07 Jun 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6444, pp. 911
DOI: 10.1126/science.aay2241


Narratives help frame our thinking and action. On the eve of World Oceans Day and in anticipation of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021–2030), a new narrative for the ocean is warranted—one that reflects current scientific knowledge and inspires new science and effective action.