Q. 74.6( 7 Votes )

Read the para ‘Ocean as a Resources’ on page 33 and comment on it.

Answer :

Ocean has millions of life under it. It is a huge source of resources for mankind.

a. It provides foods like fish, salt etc.

b. We derive building materials like sand, gravel etc from it.

c. We extract minerals like chlorine, fluorine, iodine, oil and natural gas.

d. The ocean is also used for generating power.

e. It is a medium for transportation and add to a country's economy through export and import business.

f. But today humans have overused the resources and converted the Oceans into a dumping ground.

g. There are many species of fish and whales that have extinct due to the chemicals that are spilled into it.

h. Many plastics and other forms of toxic waste have threatened the life under water.

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