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Lecture 16: Marine Environments and Human Impacts Review of Lec 15 Whaling Remember the types of resources? (Biological, Energy, Physical and Non-extractive) The coast provides many examples of non-extractive resources
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(tourism, recreation, inhabitation) What processes impact coastlines?
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Sometimes humans try to control the shape of coastlines Our response to beach erosion: Groins : Seawalls
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Unformatted text preview: : Beach Nourishment: Sea level rise may exacerbate coastal erosion problems Ocean Pollution An example of a pollutant that enters the ocean from land are pesticides. Beach closures due to pollution Point source pollution : Non point source pollution : Plastics Oceanic dead zones Invasive species Harmful Algal Blooms Shifting Baselines Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)...
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