Ocean Essay

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  • The Oceans Of The Ocean

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    Oceans are bodies of saline water that make up for much of the Earth’s hydrosphere. Approximately, oceans cover 71% of Earth's surface and 90% of the Earth's biosphere. There are five oceans that cover our globe- Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern or Antarctic and Arctic. In spite of all the water surrounding us, we know very little of the oceans and the life within them. The mysteries are awe inducing as well as leave you in fear. 1. Unknown sounds. In 1997, NOAA hydrophones picked up one of the

  • The Effects Of Ocean On The Ocean

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    The Ocean is a lot of water, which covers most of the earth. The oceans are located all around us, it’s broken into four sections, even though there are four sections the water is one continuous body of water. Water has three properties liquid, gas, and solid. Oceans have been around a very long time, so the salts were added to the water at a time when gases and lava were spewing from increased volcanic activity. Carbon dioxide dissolved in the water from the atmosphere this forms weak carbonic acid

  • Ocean Pollution In The Ocean

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    Ocean pollution is one of the most urgent issues in our world today. The ocean is crucial to our ecosystem and it is being severely damaged at an alarmingly increasing rate. In this paper I will educate about the role the ocean plays in our beautiful Earth, why it is being so widely ignored and dismissed, the causes of pollution, and its effects on animals and humans alike. Since the beginning of the human race, people have flocked to the ocean. The largest civilizations were built in fertile, coastal

  • The Ocean And Ocean Pollution

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    Ocean Pollution Ocean pollution kills marine life everyday and damages the ocean in many ways that sometimes can't be fixed. The real question is where does it all go? Much of it ends up on our beaches washed in with the waves and tides, some sinks, some is eaten by marine animals mistaking it for food. The majority of pollutants going into the ocean come from activities on land. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), land-based activities are responsible for as much as 80

  • The Importance Of Oceans On The Ocean

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    responsible for it. Oceans is a place where many organism lives. As they considered a main source of food, and any defect to the ocean will be a danger for these marine animals and so will affect our life. Human’s activities such as burning fossil fuels threaten water quality. Since CO2 is the main product of such an activity. CO2 dissolving in sea water forms carbonic acid; this process is called ocean acidification. About 25% of human-generated CO2 is absorbed by the oceans (1). If these trends

  • Oceans : The Threats To The Ocean

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    Humans have caused much damage to the ocean life. Moreover, individuals think that the ocean’s resources are limitless and do not ever think to themselves that something can be gone in the blink of an eye. Hearing scientists and researchers talk about extinction or water pollution, makes humans feel guilty for their actions. There is no water, chaos will start. If that were to happen, then there would not be fish to eat, and the ecosystem will be out of balance. Future generations would not get to

  • Ocean Pollution And Its Effects On The Ocean

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    Ocean Pollution. Can you predict the outcome of food or medicine resources if ocean pollution is not prevented or minimized? Throughout this research paper the different categories of pollution will be explained more in depth. Also there will be ideas or things we can all do to minimize ocean pollution and stop causing so much stress to the ocean’s ecosystem. It will also specify the importance of minimizing pollution in the ocean and how much damage it can cause. The ocean 's ecosystem is under

  • Ocean Acidification And Its Effect On The Oceans

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    to late twentieth century and the twenty first century have been devastating to the world’s oceans in terms of pollution, overfishing, ice caps melting, destruction of habitat, and increasing amounts carbon dioxide being dissolved into the water. These are only a few of the seemingly endless problems humans have introduced to the oceans. Things like the ice caps melting affect how basic aspects of the oceans function. Pollution and destruction of habitat affect nearly every species of marine organism

  • The Effects Of Ocean Pollution On The Ocean

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    Some think of the ocean as a place of peace, or a getaway from our busy lives. Others think of it as where two worlds, aquatic and terrestrial, collide. No matter what you think of the ocean, it has sustained us for as long as we could possibly remember, and provided us with life. The ocean has provided everything we need to survive, and to repay it, we decided to destroy it. We have become monsters, demolishing what matters to us most. Over the past few decades, the amount of ocean pollution has rapidly

  • The Effects Of Ocean On The Ocean Essay

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    sights that the ocean puts on for visitors is nothing short of spectacular, and underwater destinations all around the globe feature these sights. Reefs have become a popular tourist attraction all around the world because of the beautiful colors and the unique marine life that inhabits these reefs. However, these wonderful attractions are in peril and will remain so unless current trends change. The greenhouse gases humans release into the air are trapping heat and causing the ocean temperatures to