For ex: include oil, natural gas, water, minerals, and tidal and wave energy.
energy produced by the rise and fall of ocean levels; used to generate electricity
Energy harnessed from the motion of wind-driven waves at the ocean's surface.
catching fish at a faster rate than they can reproduce
natural resources that cannot be replaced or renewed
Natural resources that can be replaced.
A process of removing salt from ocean water
Large algae growing in the sea or on rocks below the high-water mark.
huge fishing nets that scoop up everything in their path, profitable but destructive and most state has banned their use
Non-point Source Pollution
Pollution that enters a body of water from a large area, such as lawns, construction sites, and roads.
Point Source Pollution
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.g., pipes, ditches, channels, sewers, tunnels, containers of various types).
A solid waste of organic and inorganic materials that settles out of waste water at a sewage treatment plant.
A program developed to clean up trash alone beaches.
Clean Water Act
EPA issues permits for any material that is dumped into the water ways.
U.S. Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act
Prohibits the dumping of any material into the marine environment or ecosystem.
Double Hulled Ships
These protect tankers from releasing oil into the ocean because of a puncture.