Minor Speech 3 - Evett Pham SPC 1321 April 4 2017 Correct...

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Evett Pham SPC 1321April 4, 2017Correct Outline FormSpecific Purpose:To inform the audience about the importance of protecting ocean wildlife.Thesis Statement:In order to understand ocean wildlife preservation, you should, first, know the threats to ocean wildlife, second, know some methods on how to protect ocean wildlife, and third, the positive effects protecting ocean wildlife could have in nature. Introduction:I. (Attention Getter) The ocean is a vast, wondrous blue world that accumulates 70% of the earth’s surface. In fact, only 5% of the earth’s oceans have been explored. II. (Credibility Statement) I’ve always been amazed and in love with sea mammals, fish, and aquatic species. It could mainly be due to my early obsession with mermaids. III. (Preview) Today, I will tell you about ocean wildlife preservation. A. First, I will illustrate the threats to the world’s ocean species.B. Second, I will tell you methods on how to protect the world’s oceans.C. Third, I will share the positive effects on ocean wildlife preservation.Let me begin by explaining the threats towards ocean wildlife. Body:I. There are many factors that threaten ocean wildlife. Almost all of these are man-made threats.A. Pollution and element deposits are one of the main threats to ocean wildlife.1. According to Oil Spills and the Ocean, oil spills can damage an ecosystem extensively, by harming many coastal avian species and otters. It contaminates terrestrial species such as oysters and clams. Oil toxifies the water, and can kill off many fish and underwater mammals. Oil spills create a decline in the seafood industry (Martins, 2014).2. Marine Problems: Pollutionstates that harmful chemicals can affect marine life of all species, from the tiniest of krill and plankton to large whales. This is due to waste dumping that have accumulated on land, such as pesticides and nuclear waste. Smaller marine species that consume this waste do not digest it, and so it stays in their system.

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