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Ocean Ecology Is Vital to the Future of the World

The ocean is a huge and amazing place. Scientists have only begun to scratch the surface of the secrets that are held in the depths of the ocean and its inhabitants. Unfortunately, humanity is having a negative impact on the oceans and creating many problems. Part of ocean ecology is the study of the effects that man and technology is having on the oceans.

There are many challenges facing the world today and protecting the oceans and its inhabitants is one of the biggest challenge facing scientists. The best way to learn what changes need to be made is by understanding how the oceans impact society. The more knowledge scientists acquire the more it will help them find ways to deal with the problems that arise.

Pollution is one of the biggest ocean ecology problems that scientists are trying to find a solution for today. They are trying to find ways to reduce the pollutants that make their way to the oceans and a way to counteract the changes that have already occurred due to this pollution. Chemicals along with gas, oil and other containments are entering the oceans and destroying the marine life on a regular basis.

Ocean ecology has proven that many marine animals are dying and becoming extinct due to these pollutants. Others are getting sick and not reproducing like they ought to which results in fewer numbers than there should be. This changes the balance of nature and shapes the fate of the earth in a negative way. As a result, things are going to be very different for your children and grandchildren if something is not done to reduce the negative impact society is having on the earth’s oceans.

Pollution is not the only thing that is affecting the oceans of today. Ocean ecology has shown scientists that the water temperature is increasing at an alarming rate. This is contributed to the greenhouse effect and is a great cause for concern. If the oceans continue to deteriorate at the rate they have over the last few decades, the future of the world is in jeopardy.

Ocean ecology is the hope of the future by increasing the awareness of how important the oceans are. It is also the answer to finding solutions to these problems so hopefully some of the damage can be corrected. It is a known fact that no animal or human can live without water. Now is the time to make changes and plan for the future. Even the smallest change can make a difference.

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