The ocean covers 70 percent of the surface of our planet. But in fact, when you look at it in terms of its volume, it’s actually more than 90 percent of the living space on planet Earth. We are an ocean planet. It’s just that our lives are on land, therefore our attention goes there. But really, if you look at the Earth and think about it in terms of sheer statistics, we’d actually be spending an awful lot more time looking at the ocean and learning more about what lives in it and what kind of struggles they’re facing. The ocean isn’t just one giant blue thing. It’s full of incredible and different worlds. I think we’ve taken the time in this particular series to focus purely on the ocean. That’s what to me really makes it stand out.
Read the whole storoy here on The Verge: How Blue Planet II captured never-before-seen views of the ocean – The Verge