Analysis Of Mary Kate Frank's Article Saving The High Seas

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In Mary Kate Frank’s article, “Saving the High Seas” from Junior Scholastic, the author explains how marine life is being threatened by overfishing and plastic debris. Each country controls the water within 230 miles of their shores. After 230 miles, the high seas begin which “belong to everyone.” Only one percent of waters are protected and you can still do many things in protected waters. These waters are extremely important, they are used for 90 percent of the world’s trade, absorb some carbon dioxide and regulates land temperature. The seafloor needs time to recover from global warming that we cause and the carbon dioxide it absorbed. Many different organizations monitor the high seas. However, they are all separate and uncoordinated.Marine

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