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Our oceans cover approximately 75 of the planet Earth A distinct percent of our food resources come from these waters including fish and plants The air around us is what keeps the flame of life from fading and flickering out Why would anyone pollute these precious parts of our ecosystem Well they are and pollution laws should be strengthened and vigorously enforced no matter what the cost China a country with an extensive coast line should work harder to protect its marine environment According to the theme of the international Year of the Ocean 1998 oceans are the common inheritance of all people it is therefore our responsibility to protect the oceans for future generations So then why is there a large-scale discharge of waste containing nutrients with nitrogen and phosphorus contributing to the killing of 300 tons of fish China environment Daily The paper said that a total of 29 billion tons of sewage were discharged into the waters at South Chinas Pearl River mouth in 1997 with a rate treatment of less than 10 This large amount of discharge of harmful land-sourced substances into the seas has posed a major threat to the marine environment The current law which merely restricts the concentration of pollutants is not effective enough to guarantee a high quality of seawater This is an effect of the legislation lacking articles concerning the quantity of the discharged wastes The disastrous red tide which hit the coastal waters of Chinas Guangdong Province and Hong Kong between March and April of 1998 is a direct result of this lackingness In August of 1982 China adopted the Law on Marine Environment Protection which went into effect March of 83 Regulations such as Regulations Concerning the
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