human dependence project
issue oil spills
1) Oil spills often result in both immediate and long-term environmental damage. Some of the environmental damage caused by an oil spill can last for decades after the spill occurs.
2) liquid petroleum is released into the environment by vehicle, vessel or pipeline. It happens on a large scale and is mostly seen in water bodies. It happens due to human negligence and is a major form of pollution.
effects on the environment
It affects surface resources and a wide range of subsurface organisms that are linked in a complex food chain that includes human food resources.Spilled oil can harm the environment in several ways, including the physical damages that directly impact wildlife and their habitats (such as coating birds or mammals with a layer of oil), and the toxicity of the oil itself, which can poison exposed organisms.
region or areas in or nearest to north america affected
Mississippi river, new York,
wildlife effected, oil spills
whale sharks, blue fin tuna, sea turtles, sharks, whales, porpoises, dolphins, pelicans, water.
how are the wildlife affected by oil spills
oil spills affect wildlife by killing some of our population of wildlife in the ocean
does oil spills affect league city
no cause league city is far from the ocean
are people affected by oil spills
Oil spills destroy ecosystems and kill wildlife, but people's health is directly affected too. As the situation in the Gulf Coast unfolds, the local communities and workers must be protected.
who or what causes oil spills
This can be caused by people making mistakes,or being careless. Water sports or boats can cause this to.
solutions for oil spills
Six-foot-long booms made with Ultra-X-Tex absorb oil from water much faster than standard polypropylene booms. Unlike polypropylene, Ultra-X-Tex material will allow water to pass through freely while filtering any oil present on the water’s surface.
our idea for a new solutions to prevent oil spills
keep ships from coming in and out of the ocean so that oil wont spill out into the ocean