Water, Water, Everywhere. So Many Drops We Spare “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.” Jacques Cousteau
WATER IS ESSENTIAL FOR LIFE! YET WE HARM THIS RESOURCE EVERY DAY BY POLUTION AND DESTRUCTION OF ITS ECOSYTEMS!!!
This is how most of us picture water
THIS IS HOW WATER REALLY IS BECAUSE OF US!
Full of oil from oil spills like Exxon Valdez and Deep Water Horizon
Full of sewage due to dumping
Oceans and shore line full of trash because fishing vessels, cruise ships, and human dump their trash in our water.
Infested with invasive species like Asian Jumping Carp and Milfoil due to pollution and irresponsible trading and dumping
Aquatic Ecosystems Help Clean Water And Support Life Yet Commercial Fishing and Tourism Destroy Creautre’s Habitats
Bycatch like sharks and other intended animals are unintentionally caught and killed while fishing for other species. This wipes out ecosystems and species.
Fishing Methods like Trawling Destroys up to 25% of an areas seabed life being destroyed in a single pass.
Cruise ships dump 210,000 gallons of sewage., 1,000,000 gallons of grey water, and 37,000 gallon of oily bilge water in a single weak.
Cruise Ships Dump This
And turn water into this!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The average American citizen uses about 176 gallons, 681 liters, 704 quarts, or 1,408 pints of water a day. A family of 4 therefore uses 256,960 gallons of water a year!!!!! By Doing………………..
THIS! THIS! THIS! THIS!
We Can Save Our Water Eliminate Straight pipes Eliminating these would mean 60 million gallons of oil, 2 billion pounds of trash, 850 million gallons of raw sewage, and 34 billion liters of chemicals waste would not be dumped into the world bodies of water. Regulate Bycatch and Overfishing Eliminate oil spills Simply use less water take 5 or even 7 minute showers instead of 10 run the sink less