The North Sea Essay

The North Sea Essay

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The North Sea


Since the first warning of the increasing pollution in the North Sea
by scientists and environmentalists in 1967, three and half decades
have past. Has the Pollution in the North Seabeen improved since then,
or even worse? Obviously the conditions are getting worse as the North
Sea is known as the cesspit of Europe.

As the North Sea is invaluable in both its beauty and wealth, not only
to people living around but also to the whole Europe, an important
enquiry on the pollution in the North Sea has been done. In order to
assess each aspect of the big issue, the mini enquiry questions have
been arisen before starting the investigation.

1. What countries give out the pollution into the North Sea?

2. What are the causes of pollution in the North Sea?

3. What groups of people are responsible for the pollution?

4. Who or what are affected?

5. What events happened in the past, have polluted the North Sea?

6. Why oil tankers are still allowed?

7. Why is it important to prevent pollution?

8. In order to reduce or prevent further pollutions in the North Sea,
what actions should, or must be taken by both governments and
polluters?

9. What are the attitudes the people in Europe should have and what is
the value of the attitudes in reducing pollution of the North Sea?

In my opinion, above mini questions have covered the most important
aspects, including the problems, the causes and effects, as well as
the future options for the managements of the North Sea. It would help
me to answer the main question - Why is the North Sea known as the
cesspit of Europe?

The North Sea situates in the North Eu...


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http://www.mcsuk.org/marineworld/oil.htm

http://earth.esa.int/ew/oil_slicks/

http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/OCEAN_PLANET/HTML/peril_oil_pollution.html

http://archive.greenpeace.org/~comms/toxics/dumping/prjun19.html


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Encarta Reference Library 2002 CD, Microsoft, ASIN: B00005NYFE, CD-ROM
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