Intergovernmental body gives OK to seven new exploratory permits to hunt for deep sea minerals..
Global Ocean Commission says rescue needed within five years.
The world's oceans face irreparable damage from climate change and overfishing, with a five-year window for intervention, an environmental panel said Tuesday. Neglecting the health of the oceans could have devastating effects on the world's food supply, clean air, and climate stability, among other factors. The Global Oceans