The Sea Levels Never Bothered Me Anyway Essay

942 Words Nov 30th, 2014 4 Pages
Manilyn Mae Pogoso
Brian McCabe
Geography 100 MoWe 2:30
December 3, 2014
The Sea Levels Never Bothered Me Anyway Within the past decade, scientists have discovered that climate changes in the Pacific Ocean would greatly affect its surrounding countries over time. It has been estimated by the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) in 2007 that by the end of the century, the sea levels will rise above 18-58 centimeters (Francisco). This presents a problem for numerous Pacific Islands such as Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, and Tonga. Many of these small countries only affect a small percentage of the real world but they are already suffering from extreme weather conditions such as hurricanes, droughts, water shortages, and coastal erosions. It will take a lot of information to incorporate knowledge into the people and its government in order to prepare them for the coming years. Their governments have taken necessary actions to promote conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gases in an attempt to slow down the deteriorating land we have left. Today, many people around the world participate in conservation. Conservation involves more than separating paper and plastic, or turning off the faucet when you are not washing your hands; rather, it may also refer to preserving our wildlife, our environment, and keeping our oceans clean. However, the smallest act of conservation will still help in the long run. When we do not conserve, we contribute to the greater issue such…

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