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life (Mathis et al. 77). Such a strategy is prone to restore ocean productivity and return the benefits to billions of people in developing nations that depend on aquatic organisms. Another strategy that people should apply to conserve the oceanic regions is the reduction of water pollution. As stated earlier, contamination of water sources has devastating effects on the aquatic life. For example, some of the harmful chemicals such as lead when absorbed into the
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Surname 7 water cause death to fish and other organisms. Eventually, people who depend on fish for income generation suffer huge losses. Affected countries should collaborate with the World Bank Group to promote strong governance of marine and coastal resources to improve the contribution to sustainable growth (Crook et al. 60). Such bodies should place more emphasis on supporting sustainable fisheries and aquaculture by establishing coastal and marine protected areas. In particular, if people dedicate their efforts to reduce pollution by integrating coastal resource management, it will be possible for the ocean regions to retain their natural eminence. In conclusion, ocean regions refer to those areas that are adjacent to the largest water masses on earth. There are four historically named oceans and they include the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic. Countries whose coastline border these masses of water benefit from the services that there regions can offer. For instance, countries have made trade easier since they use these regions to transport goods and services. Moreover, the ocean regions support a wide variety of aquatic organisms. Some of them like the fish are a source of food and money for the people. Despite the immense contribution that these regions have, human activities such as coastal development and pollution have led to the disruption of ocean region. However, strategies such as elimination of pollution and effective governance of marine and coastal resources will help to protect ocean areas from destruction.
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Surname 8 Works Cited Crook, David A., Winsor H. Lowe, Frederick W. Allendorf, Tibor Erős, Debra S. Finn, Bronwyn M. Gillanders, Wade L. Hadwen et al. "Human effects on ecological connectivity in aquatic ecosystems: integrating scientific approaches to support management and mitigation." Science of the Total Environment 534 (2015): 52-64. Davis, Jenny, Anthony P. O'Grady, Allan Dale, Angela H. Arthington, Peter A. Gell, Patrick D. Driver, Nick Bond et al. "When trends intersect: The challenge of protecting freshwater ecosystems under multiple land use and hydrological intensification scenarios." Science of the Total Environment 534 (2015): 65-78. Gruber, Nicolas. "Ocean biogeochemistry: Carbon at the coastal interface." Nature 517.7533 (2015): 148. Mathis, Jeremy T., Sarah R. Cooley, Noelle Lucey, Steve Colt, Julia Ekstrom, Tom Hurst, Claudine Hauri, Wiley Evans, Jessica N. Cross, and Richard A. Feely. "Ocean acidification risk assessment for Alaska’s fishery sector." Progress in Oceanography 136 (2015): 71-91. Worden, Alexandra Z., and Susanne Wilken. "A plankton bloom shifts as the ocean warms." Science 354.6310 (2016): 287-288.
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