Household Refuses Are Threatening Wildlife

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Assignment 7 and 8 Name/Student number: Zhirui Ma, 6985854 Title: Household Refuses are Threatening Wildlife Global ocean change: It is commonly believed that the ocean is where trash and polluted water finally goes, and no matter how much trash and wasted water are dumped into the ocean, the effect would be negligible (National Geography). However, large amounts of scientific research show that marine pollution are threatening our existing ecosystem and it would cause incredible harm influence if wastes are keeping pouring into the ocean. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, eighty percent of marine pollution has come from land (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2015). “One of the biggest…show more content…
According to National Geographic, “there are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while some four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter the deep sea” (Parker, 2015). Due to plastic is a hard degrade material and could easily be eat by animals accidentally, all of these waste could cause enormous harm for the marine ecosystem. The ocean pollution cause by human waste dumping is an ongoing event. Unless people could find another plant dump their waste, they would keep pouring useless things into the ocean. Flow with the ocean currents, wastes could float to anywhere on the earth, and all the marine species might be affected by it. (Figure 1) Research and analysis: Ocean pollution could play a significant harmful influence on human. Initially, ocean and river water would not be potable for human, animal and plant any more. Also, human beings would experience long period of food shortage and massive disease expulsion. Based on the Ocean Health Index, “since the inception of the Clean up, almost 10 million (9,919,343) volunteers have removed in excess of 164 million pounds (163,897,593) of debris from 330,000 miles of coastline and waterway in 153 countries and locations. Over the course of 27 years, volunteers have recorded every item of debris they found: 187,927,571 items in all” (Mallos, 2013). Not only plastic, other weird subjects also
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