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Forming a non profit organization

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in political science, social sciences

_Forming a non profit organization

Introduction

Comprising over 70 of the Earth ‘s surface , water is undoubtedly the most precious natural resource that exists on our planet . Without the seemingly invaluable compound comprised of hydrogen and oxygen , life on Earth would be non-existent : it is essential for everything on our planet to grow and prosper . Although we as humans recognize this fact we disregard it by polluting our rivers , lakes , and oceans Subsequently , we are slowly but surely harming our planet to the point where organisms

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very alarming rate . In addition to innocent organisms dying off , our drinking water has become greatly affected as is our ability to use water for recreational purposes

Similarly , abundant coastal and marine resources attract civilization toward the coast . More than half of the world ‘s largest cities are on the Asian coasts . Fifty percent of the world ‘s population currently lives within sixty kilometers of the coast . Coastal development contributes significantly to national economies . However , development comes at the cost of the environment . Increased domestic and industrial wastes , dredging , discharge of agricultural chemicals , destruction of mangroves , erosion of coast lines , overexploitation of marine fisheries are just some of the problems the world is facing today

Many Asian countries which are largely situated along coastal lines are facing serious marine and coastal environment problems . These problems cause the untimely deletion of the marine resources that usually give nearby residents their livelihood . As marine resources continue to be exhausted , the subsequent social problem that stems is poverty and starvation

Because of this , many non-government organizations (NGO ) have been put up all over the world to address marine and coastal problems

Types of Coastal and Marine Resources

A . Fisheries

The biggest problem in the Fishery Sector , which has been confirmed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO ) concerns the fact that most traditional fish stocks have already reached their full capacity and sustainable yield in the future is quite unlikely

B . Aquaculture and coastal agriculture

Aquaculture , otherwise known as the farming of aquatic organisms is popular in Asia , which produces 87 of world ‘s production in this area

C . Mineral Resources

Some activities in relation to underwater oil and natural gas found in oceans and seas conflict with other uses of marine environment , such as salt recovery , coral mining , gold from beach sands , etc

D . Maritime Transport

Sea transport activities have been intensified in the area Consequently , this requires large-scale development of seaports , which are usually built in natural embayments

E . Tourism Resources

Tourism in the area is also a fast growing industry . Ecotourism is being promoted for visitors . This , however , often creates conflict between local communities and visitors

It is because of these pressing problems that a non-governmental organization (NGO ) has to be formed . As has often been stated , only when the government and private institution work together can real progress be Review of Literature

The issue on coastal area mismanagement has long been raised in many places around the globe . Biodiversity… [banner_entry_footer]

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