Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Oceans – basics”
6) Bring out the various ecological problems associated with the exploitation and use of oceans and their resources?(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question expects us to discuss the status of world’s oceans, highlight the problems plaguing them and give reasons on account of why the problems are being faced.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – highlight that a recent study has pointed out that the area of dead zones in oceans has quadrupled since 1950.
- Discuss the status of world’s oceans. Highlight that the oceans are suffering on account of plastic pollution, overexploitation of oceanic resources etc
- Discuss the problems in detail such as – overfishing, irresponsible fish farming, acidification, garbage etc and the issues they cause
- Discuss the impact that such reckless exploitation of oceanic resources have on health of oceans.