Culminate Ocean Pollution!
Big Waters Equal Big Meaning!
What Causes Ocean Pollution? And How Does It Affect Society's Health?
*black water (sewage)
*pollution from ships
It Affects Our Health By...
*Makes Us Humans Ill
*Oxygen Levels are decreasing for marine animals, due to human resource's (caused by factories)
*Sunlight is Low
*Run off is High
*We and Animals are inhaling harmful substances
"You must not loose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."--Mahatma Gandhi
"The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of the wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of the outer ocean on a beach"-- Henry Beston
"Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment"--Morihei Usehiba
How Does It Affect Our World? And What An Expert Has To Say...
It Affects Our World By...
*Economy risks are higher due to the lack of selling of seafood (because it isn't safe to consume)
*Resources are Low
*1.1 billion lack water access
*2.4 billion don't have good sanitation
*Animals and People are being harmed by the garbage in the water
What Professor Robert P. Mason Believes...
*It is important to realize that achieving a 20% decrease in mercury deposition will require substantial cuts in current anthropogenic emissions, given the already very sizeable build-up of mercury in terrestrial environments and ocean waters,” said Robert P. Mason, Ph.D., professor of marine sciences at the University of Connecticut.
*He means that mercury is damaging, and could increasingly become the main damage of the marine waters.
How We Can Advocate/ Prevent Ocean Pollution? And Work Cited
We Can Advocate and Prevent Ocean Pollution By...
*Follow laws being required by law to protect and leave oceanic ecosystems alone
*Recycle instead of dumping waste in the ocean
*Not dumping harmful matter into oceanic ecosystems
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