IBDP Geography Section B Chapter 4 Notes

ocean management futures


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Ocean management entails the need to develop abiotic or non- living resources that are naturally found in the environment without human intervention. There are resources procured via deep-water discoveries that include hydrates or compounds that usually consist of methane molecules trapped in a cage of water and oil, In addition, Precious resources found naturally has generated a lot of geo-political activity around the world. Overfishing is a global problem and there are many environmental, economic and geo-political consequences of overfishing. There is now a decline in fish stock with the UN FAO estimating that 70% of the fish population is fully used, overused or in crisis.

There are many small initiatives that can be taken to manage oceanic pollution to avoid consequences such as radioactive waste, plastic generation, photodegradation of plastics and the effects on wildlife. The Chinese expansion in the South China Sea has resulted in this region being one of the most tensed and charged international arena geo-politically. The chapter ends with a comprehensive case study on the Arctic ocean and its current vulnerabilities due to the impacts of global warming, followed by a case study on the oil pollution in the Gulf of Mexico.