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Why should we protect our oceans?

Why should we protect our oceans

Oceans require our care. Our life directly depends on them, but still, we don't take care of them. This article will discuss the top reasons we should preserve our oceans as soon as possible.

Reasons we should preserve our oceans.

The atmosphere is affected by the oceans.

The oceans control the temperature of the earth. While the sun warms the earth's surface all year, the hot water movement keeps the rest of the planet wet.

Like the Gulf Stream, the ocean cools the middle of the earth and warms the poles, resulting in equal heat distribution. Owning this Vancouver has very little snow and why we all want to travel there.

There are animals in the ocean that we have yet to find.

The earth is mainly water, and within that water are 700,000 to a million different organisms. More than half of these remain unidentified, unnamed, or undescribed.

Loss in our oceans means the disappearance of life on earth that has yet to be found.

The ocean helps to reduce the amount of Carbon dioxide in the air.

Although our carbon dioxide emissions have skyrocketed in the last century, the oceans have been striving to minimize what we've been pouring into the environment.

We understand that plants on land absorb about one-third of what is released. Still, most people are unaware that the ocean absorbs another third, and carbon dioxide is absorbed to the ocean's lowest depths, where the rocky floor reabsorbs it.

CO2 takes about 100 years to recycle, and as the water consumes it, it becomes highly poisonous.

When levels rise, the ocean's ability to consume CO2 declines and the final third of CO2 is released into the atmosphere. This CO2 raises the world's temperature, making us feel like a puppy trapped in a hot car on a sunny day.

The water cycle ensures that there is enough water for all life on this planet.

Even the cactus, the only plant that can thrive in the drought, requires a yearly rain to exist.

Fresh rain comes as water vaporizes from the ocean and clouds approach the land, bringing new life to all around us. This water is responsible for the growth of trees, herbs, fruits, and vegetables.

Reduced risk of natural catastrophes

We are now emitting more CO2 than the oceans or plants can consume. As a result, temperatures will rise, ice caps will melt, and sea levels will rise.

As temperatures increase, more water evaporates, more clouds form, and stronger winds whistle. Both of these causes contribute to the increased number of hurricanes and typhoons occurring around the world.

However, if more plants are grown, more CO2 is converted into oxygen, and our waterways are less toxic.

The ocean is an excellent source of food.

Many communities use fish as food to support their population and develop their economies. Though we don't remember the hundreds of workers engaged with bringing the large range of seafood in our supermarkets onto the shelf, thousands of people would be out of business if this industry didn't function.

Oceans are a mystery: Many secrets yet to be discovered

The bulk of sea biology remains a mystery to the human race. Humanity would require hundreds of years to explore the animals and habitats that live under the ocean's crust.

However, we risk destroying the ocean before we get a chance to learn about its secrets. Not to say, but our upcoming generations will have a very tough life due to the absence of an ocean.

Drinking water for arid regions

In certain parts of the world, where clean water is scarce, clean water is obtained exclusively by desalination, separating salt from saltwater. Desalination isn't the most eco-conscious activity, but water is so important in everyone's lives that these countries must do whatever it needs to live; the seas make it feasible.

The ocean is a source of wealth for humans.

Many places, such as the Maritimes, draw visitors because of their stunning coastlines. Sites that rely on tourists for a living would lose this revenue source, and many people would lose their jobs due to the oceans being no longer safe.

Holding our beaches clean and our water swimmable is key to the future of our coastal communities.

The ocean inspires recreational sports.

Finally, we can't ignore how much fun we had roaming the oceans. The seas are a great source of joy for us, whether cruising or kayaking on our holiday days or going nuts on a polar bear dive.

Final Verdict

Oceans are a very important part of our lives. It gives us peacefulness and quiet, enjoyment with friends and family, or simply a relaxing day on the beach. We would not be here if it did not happen, which is why each of us must do whatever we can to stop climate change.


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