Nurdle Essays

  • Negative Effects Of Ocean Pollution

    1465 Words  | 6 Pages

    Negative Effects of Ocean Pollution “Each day, oil used to lubricate engines and to power the vessel leaks into the ocean” (Wroble 44). When the residue enters the ocean, it begins to affect the environment and animals. This is just one of the many problems from ocean pollution. “According to Worldwatch research associate Peter Weber, 80 to 90 percent of all of the materials dumped at sea are dredgings...dredgings are rich in toxic chemicals...from nonpoint sources” (Wroble 49). One particular chemical

  • Persuasive Speech Plastic

    721 Words  | 3 Pages

    You take a long walk, hoping to stop for a drink of water. You notice a drinking fountain right in front of Smart and FInal. You bend down for a drink, but then you remember an add that you saw on the news this morning. “No more tap, no more issues. Drink Dasani water and you’ll be safe! You hurry into the store, glancing at the price of the water $2.00. “Well, that’s a lot of money,”you think. You pay and than drink it in about 5 minutes. It bounces of the rim of the recycling can, and falls into

  • Plastic Paradise The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Analysis

    804 Words  | 4 Pages

    Name: Chan Hiu Ching Student ID: 4020618 Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a documentary directed by Angela Sun in 2014. This spectacular documentary is about the devastating drawbacks of plastic production and offers a glimpse of garbage island in the North Pacific. Near the beginning of the documentary, the director interviews some citizens at a beach and finds out they do not realize the extent of the problem. In order to investigate the problem

  • Why Plastic Should Be Banned

    920 Words  | 4 Pages

    Plastic : To keep or ban? In the ocean there is a new continent. It’s made up of trash the size of Europe. There is about 100 million tons of trash floating around in the ocean today, states “Are you eating plastic for dinner” a national geographic video. About 70% of that trash are plastic. Plastic is a material that is used in everyday life, but too much of that plastic is not being recycled, about 30%. The other plastic is being pushed into landfills and the ocean The article “Bum Wrap” states

  • Essay On Ocean Currents

    1935 Words  | 8 Pages

    Ocean currents and wind currents are a huge part of the systems on earth. They have global impact on our environment and on mankind. There are many currents which all have their own characteristics and effects on different parts of the world. One of the world’s major ocean currents is the Kuroshio Current, a north-eastward flowing current, which flows along Japan and eventually merges with the easterly drift of the north pacific. The current transports warm, tropical water towards the polar region

  • Plastic Pollution In Our Oceans

    1065 Words  | 5 Pages

    As the rate of plastic production exceeds the rate we get rid of it; it will soon overtake our oceans. In 2010 alone, it was estimated that over 300 million tons of new plastics were produced around the world, (QTD. By UC Davis USA on YouTube). Many oceans from North America and Japan are being polluted by our carelessness and are causing our marine life to suffer. Marine mammals such as seals are being found entangled in plastic fishnets and several drown. It is tragic that the oceans have large

  • Humes Garbology, Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash

    1066 Words  | 5 Pages

    in the ocean because there was no plastic at all (Humes, 136).” In chapter six, “Nerds vs. Nurdles” of the book, Garbology, Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, Edward Humes asserts that humans are responsible for the plastic and its byproducts that pollute the oceans of the Earth. Informing the readers that the pollution is a serious problem is the first priority because many people are not aware that Nurdles are hidden below the waterline. Humes successfully builds his credibility by establishing the

  • Marine Pollution Essay

    845 Words  | 4 Pages

    Ocean litter is on type of marine pollution, that enters the through several different ways, like ‘at-sea’ dumping by fishing, merchant, recreational ships and cruises. Organisms are affected by the ocean base litter. Animals like fish, sea birds and other marine animals can by trapped and tangled in the litter, or they can ingest little fragments, which they think is ‘food’ (Robe Litter Survey,________). Australians use 13-14 billion drink containers every year. Although recycling makes a difference

  • Plastic Debris In The World's Ocean Case Study

    1100 Words  | 5 Pages

    Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Situation Analysis In today’s world, there is enough plastic thrown away each year to circle the world around four times. This is a major global problem that all countries have. Plastic is something we use for a few minutes and throw away. What most people don’t know is these simple plastics actually take centuries to degrade. Take for example a simple plastic bottle, this innocent looking plastic bottle that everyone uses take about 450 years to degrade. As said