how humans negitively impact

the ocean and how we counteract it

OVERFISHING

Most nations have put fishing laws in place to restrict the days you can fish how many fish you can catch and where you can fish. One of these laws are the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

TOXICWAST

There are some treaty's being issued to ban certain chemicals that are harmful to the ocean and all or most marine life. Some of these laws are the atomic energy act, clean water act, and the costal zone management act.

OILSPILLS

The NWF(national wildlife federation) is actively cleaning up oil spills and cleaning up the local animals habitats.

DEADZONES

Some organizations, nations, and cities are making artificial reefs out of cars, trains, boats, planes, etc.

POLLUTION

1% for the planet 5 gyres and many more companies are helping to raise public awareness of ocean pollution and its dangers.