The Sea Is An Essential Part Of God 's Creation

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The Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau once said, “The sea, the great unifier, is man 's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat."The ocean is an essential part of God’s creation. The oceans are being mistreated and this environment is being destroyed through human activities. Yet, there have been several signs of hope seen in this world to improve conditions in oceans. Organizations including Mission Blue and National Marine Sanctuaries are striving to improve circumstances in our bounteous oceans that are threatened by human activities.
Humans are the leading cause of pollution and destruction in oceans. To pollute something is to make it impure, especially to contaminate it with man-made waste. Humans have generated ocean pollution,habitat destruction, and oil spills. Trash is one of man 's most common pollutants. Beaches all over the world become littered with the trash produced by mankind. Much of this trash is disposed of at sea and then floats throughout the oceans in the current. Oil spills in the ocean usually happen when an ocean oil rig springs a leak or when an ocean going tanker carrying oil wrecks. Oil spills are very harmful and cause problems in our oceans. Chemicals released into the ocean cause a wide range of problems as well. Pesticides, coming from runoff of agricultural land draining into the ocean damage marine organisms.Habitat destruction is another way humans are wrecking the oceans. Habitat…
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