Persuasive Essay On Ocean Water Pollution

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Have you seen trash bags and plastic bottles in the ocean? You think it is normal, but in reality it is not normal. Poor and innocent animals have been dying because of human wastes. Every year there is about 1 million sea birds who die because of plastic consumption. In order to reduce ocean water pollution the United States government should encourage businesses to make fewer plastic products, prevent agriculture pollution, and harvest water that goes into the storm gutters.
The government can encourage businesses to produce fewer plastic products like water bottles, plastic bags, six pack soda cans, and candy wrappers. Sea animals have been dying or getting sick because they have been consuming plastic products and waste, that doesn’t belong in the ocean. Sea turtles, seals, seabirds, fishes, whales, and dolphins might go extinct for consuming plastic products that humans make. These innocent creatures are dying for our mistakes and they have yet no idea what is to come. As for plastic bags, plastic bags are not biodegradable which means they cannot be decomposed by other animals or bacteria. They are photodegradable which means it needs sunlight or heat to decompose it. When plastic breaks down, it soaks and releases toxic waste that can contaminate water and soil. People litter plastic bags, water bottles, six pack soda cans, candy wrappers, and any plastic products like it is nothing, but recently plastic products have been found in dead sea birds and animals.

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