Threats to the Coast of Los Angeles
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This paper addresses the human impact on coastal ecosystems. The paper considers over population, rural and urban development, outdated technologies, growing ports and other factors as contributing to the problem. The paper argues that innovative and interdisciplinary solutions a well as greater government coordinated efforts are needed.
From the Paper:""Don't go into the water it's contaminated!" That declaration can be made for 48 of California's 202 beaches at this very moment (Beach Report Card). Of the 101 beaches in Los Angeles county, almost 17% have a D or F rating meaning they are restricted or closed to the public. From Long Beach to Malibu, the ocean waters are an ongoing battlefront against pollution, over-fishing, over-development, and other threats to the Southern California coastline. It is difficult to be aware of and to measure the impact on the oceanic ecosystems since the problems are mostly..."
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Threats to the Coast of Los Angeles (2009, December 01) Retrieved February 05, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/threats-to-the-coast-of-los-angeles-144087/
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