How Ocean Pollution affects humans [Infographic]

Every year more than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the ocean, but how does that affect humans and what can we do to stop this behavior?

How Ocean Pollution affects humans [Infographic] | ecogreenlove
Source: divein.com

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?

What you do on land can change the fate of what goes on off shore – and small changes in habits can have a large impact on improving our oceans.

  1. KEEP YOUR SEWER DRAINS CLEAR
    Prevent rubbish and chemicals from flowing into the sea. Keeping your property’s drains clear is your responsibility.
  2. DISPOSE OF PRODUCTS PROPERLY
    Household cleaning products, batteries, paint and pesticides can threaten water quality.
  3. REUSE AND RECYCLE
    And opt for no packaging when possible. Carry a reusable water bottle, carry a cotton tote bag and recycle when possible.
  4. PLANT AN ORGANIC GARDEN
    Pesticides from gardens and lawns can wash into the ocean.
  5. EAT SUSTAINABLY
    Overfishing, loss of habitat and market demand has decreased fish populations. When shopping or dining out, choose seafood that is sustainably sourced.
  6. RESPECT THE BEACH
    Take your rubbish with you after a day at the beach, and don’t remove rocks and coral.
  7. EXPLORE RESPONSIBLY
    Next time you’re off on a dive, cruise or kayak – be mindful of the marine life around you. Find some eco-friendly tours and packages that will respect the marine environment.

💚 “Are the days of recycling with a clear conscience over?” by Sharon George | Guardian October 2018

FROM SUSTENANCE, NATURAL BEAUTY TO ECONOMICS – THE OCEAN PROVIDES PLENTY FOR THE HUMAN RACE. RESPECT THE OCEAN BY KEEPING IT CLEAN FOR GENERATIONS TO COME.
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