HUMAN IMPACT ON MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

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ARTIFICIAL REEF

This is a reef that humans put under water.

These are benificial because they provide a home for many under water creatures. They also reduce beach erosion. These reefs protect under water animals.

NEGATIVES OF REEFS

If Artificial Reefs arent planned carefully they could damage natural habitats.

They could also over populate the ocean.

some of the material used to creat an artificial reef can kill under water animals.

POSITIVES OF REEFS

It provides a habitat for under water animals

They take pressure off of natural reefs nearby

They reduce erosion.

Transportation

Transportation has many negative impacts on the marine ecosystem but it also has some positives
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Negative impact

Oil spills from cars can kill many marine animals

Ships dump their trash in the ocean

Smoke from ships can kill marine animals

Positive impact

We can get goods across sea

We can visit islands

We can go on cruises

Fishing regulations

Fishing regulations are used as a tool to ensure good fishing exists into the future. The Department has used different types of fishing regulations to make sure that we aren't killing too much fish
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Neagative impact

We dont get to take as much fish as we want

It is unfair for younger people

you dont get to fish wherever you want

positive impact

we dont kill too much fish

we dont pollute the water

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