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[Ecosystem] Ocean ecosystem is under threat

by Eco Generation | 03-06-2011 08:27 Comments 17 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations

Ocean ecosystem is under threat

Sea is a source of future natural resources and abundant food supply.
Also it is a habitat of numerous sea wildlife species. However, this priceless and beautiful treasure is suffering from man-made pollution.

1.Threats to marine creatures_00
1.Threats to marine creatures_01 ¿Deadly fishing
For the past three decades, seal population had halved. Every year 40,000 seals die from being strangled or entangled to abandoned fish net. In addition, more than 250,000 birds are killed every two months in a year from being caught in salmon fishing trawlers of various nationalities in the Pacific, and we could only guess even more, countless of fish or crabs die from abandoned fishnet.

Sea turtle eating plastic bag¿
Sea turtles swallow plastic bag confusing it with jellyfish, its favorite food. Postmortem of a dead turtle often reveals several plastic bags in its stomach.
1.Threats to marine creatures_02

2.Why is this happening?_00
Waste dumping in the sea is to blame. Piers or harbors around the world are heavily contaminated with waste. Furthermore these threats to marine life forms also stem from sewage, wastewater and dumping of plastic or radioactive waste.
2.Why is this happening?_01

3.How can we preserve marine environment?

¿Minimize waste pollution
¿Install system to collect lubricant or oil used at vessel


Jasmine Karki

  • Jasmine Karki says :
    Thanks for sharing!!!
    Posted 31-03-2020 03:21

  • says :
    Good share :)
    Posted 25-11-2014 18:35

  • says :
    good.don't use plastic bags.
    Posted 13-11-2014 14:22

  • says :
    thanks for sharing
    Posted 31-12-2013 00:27

  • says :
    good share
    Posted 30-12-2013 03:08

  • says :
    good share
    Posted 27-12-2013 03:08

  • says :
    thanks for the share
    Posted 23-12-2013 00:10

  • says :
    thanks for the info
    Posted 15-12-2013 01:40

  • says :
    I am from Micronesia and most of our food come from sea life therefore this problem not only affects the fish but it also affects us, the people that eat it. So all of this is affecting everything
    Posted 30-11-2013 20:52

  • says :
    This kills a lot of fish also and their death is ruining the balance of the ecosystems in the ocean so we should try to help fix and prevent this problem before any irreversible change occurs.
    Posted 30-11-2013 20:50

  • says :
    The affect of pollution has greatly affected our oceans because most of the sea creatures are being killed or badly hurt because of trash being in the ocean.
    Posted 30-11-2013 20:48

  • says :
    thanks for sharing
    Posted 31-08-2013 04:04

  • says :
    Save marine lives
    Posted 23-07-2013 23:05

  • says :
    thanks for sharing
    Posted 20-07-2013 12:41

  • says :
    yes, let us save the marine environment as well
    Posted 19-07-2013 03:01

  • says :
    The dumping in Sea must be curbed
    Posted 17-06-2013 23:53

Rohan Kapur

  • Rohan Kapur says :
    Well shared.....
    Posted 17-06-2013 22:56

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