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Happy World Ocean Day and National Ocean Month ! From the food we eat to the air we breathe, we are all connected to the ocean. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) explores the ocean , provides tsunami warnings , addresses marine debris , manages national marine sanctuaries , ensures sustainable fisheries , and much, much more . NOAA and its partners are holding World Ocean...