The Extinction Of Sea Turtles

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Earth was once full of oceans and water. Now earth is being destroyed by the many negative activities of the human species. Once there were oceans that were filled with life. However with time and modernization also came deterioration of earth’s natural recourses. People have destroyed them to the extent that some creatures are actually at risk of extinction. Plastic wastes are one of the main reasons for the death of sea turtles. whale hunters hunt whales and sharks are finned and caught in nets. Animals under the labeled endangered are whales, sharks, and sea turtles. The main causes for their population decrease are man-made.
Topic sentence: Whales roam throughout all of the world’s oceans, communicating with complex and mysterious sounds.
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The turtles are slaughtered for their eggs, meat, hide, and their shells. This may impact natural sex ratios of hatchlings and increase the likelihood of disease outbreaks for sea turtles. Sea turtles suffer from poaching and over fishing. They are facing habitat destruction and accidental capture in fishing gear. Climate change has an impact on turtle nesting sites. Climate change will increase the frequency of extreme weather events, result in loss of nesting beaches, and cause other alterations to critical sea turtle habitats and basic oceanographic processes. Fisheries, especially loglines, gill nets, and trawls, virtually everywhere affect Sea turtles. now the oceans are filled with nets and hooks ready to be pull marine life out of the water. People throughout the world for food kill Sea turtles and their eggs, and for products including oil, leather and shell. Plastics, discarded fishing gear, petroleum by-products, and other debris harm and kill sea turtles through ingestion and entanglement. Light pollution disrupts nesting behavior and causes hatchling death by leading them away from the sea. Chemical pollutants can weaken sea turtles’ immune systems, making them susceptible to disease Climate change People throw plastic in the water. That is why they die. The animals die because they eat the plastic and the trash. Sometimes the plastic contains chemicals that are lethal to fish. Such as, candy, etc. …show more content…
Amongst these are sharks, turtles, and whales. Their numbers are decreasing on daily bases due to over fishing, and trashing. Whales are being hunted for their blubber for making candles, lamps, and soap. Meanwhile, the sharks are being finned, slaughtered in order to make food. Whilst sea turtles are being caught in nets, and in fishing gear. They also eat plastic bags thinking that they are jellyfish. Life in the oceans is decreasing, the reasons are numerous and the effects are disastrous to the environment, thus measures are to be taken to insure no further deterioration happens especially to the creature inhabiting

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