Extinction crisis on marine species






A new study has revealed that more than half of the 57% of marine species are on the verge of extinction due to human activities. Researchers have for the first time made a global assessment of human impacts on threatened marine species.

Human activities in the sea have increasingly affected the organisms living there. Also, these activities are increasing rather than decreasing. Ben Halperne, director of the University of California at UC Santa Barbara, said the study assesses human impacts on marine biodiversity worldwide is about to describe their situation with.

The results of the study stated that concrete conservation measures would have to be implemented to save the most vulnerable organisms living in the ocean.

Researcher O Hara said that this is the first study of its kind in view of the effects of human activities on marine species, the changes that occur over time.

Based on data from the 1,271 threatened marine species of the International Union Forkensation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List, researchers assessed species threatened by human activities from 2003 to 2013.

The findings state that 57 percent of the species already declared threatened are now on the verge of extinction. It monitored the species that are under threat of extinction.

Policy makers will have to make this effort.......

Information from the research will help policy makers understand how human activities are affecting and influencing marine biodiversity. For example, conservation measures can be extended to many species by locating areas where there is more human.Effective conservation measures can help reduce climate change events such as ocean acidification or rising temperature pressures.

Severe impact on marine biodiversity...

Some species are more susceptible to fishing pressures through various human activities, while others are more susceptible to rising temperatures or ocean acidification. 

There is no doubt that the influence of people on marine biodiversity is increasing, fishing pressure, increasing acidification in land and ocean. But with this, researchers have also made some unexpected discoveries.

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