Option #2: Oceanic Impacts
Humans have been utilizing the oceans for millennia. Discuss how influential the oceans are to humans, focusing on:
•Local economies and commerce
•The global economy
Note that it may be helpful to select one ocean as an example. Be sure to describe both positive and negative influences the oceans have on these subject areas.
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
•Be 3-4 pages in length
•Cite 1-2 outside sources
•Be formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements
Oceanic Impacts Student`s Name Institutional Affiliation Date Oceanic Impacts Oceans and seas cover nearly three-quarter of Earth surface. Despite covering a large surface area on Earth, Oceans provide various benefits not only to humans but also to the ecosystem. It is believed that life began in oceans, without them life could not have been existing as it is today. According to UNCED regarding oceans, seas, and other adjacent coastal regions, "â€¦ forms an integrated whole that is an essential component of the global life-support system and a supportive asset that presents opportunities for sustainable development" (as quoted by Cicin-Sain, et al., 1998). Humans have been utilizing oceans in different ways as history can tell. Since ancient times, humans have utilized oceans to earn a living.