marine


marine
01. The [marine] life living off the coast of Oregon is well-known for its variety and beauty.
02. Water pollution has had a serious effect on [marine] life off the coast here.
03. Victoria is a good place to study [marine] biology because we are right on the Pacific coast.
04. A scientist in our province recently discovered the bones of a huge, prehistoric [marine] reptile, probably the largest in the world.
05. Countless [marine] organisms will be affected by any change in the ocean's temperature due to global warming.
06. Due to Lawrence's years working in the shipping industry, it was only natural that when he became a lawyer, he went into [marine] law.
07. The sinking of the Titanic is perhaps the most famous [marine] disaster in the world.
08. A lot of the pollution in the [marine] environment of this area comes from homes with deteriorating sewage systems.
09. In order to protect [marine] creatures that often mistake balloons for food, Florida established a law in 1989 forbidding the release of more than ten balloons at a time.
10. [Marine] life in the area has been greatly affected by pollution from the new factory.
11. The Dahlak Archipelago in Eritrea has been designated a national park in order to preserve its rich [marine] life, which includes dolphins, sharks, turtles, and beautiful seashells.
12. Coral reefs are home to over 25% of all [marine] life, and are the world's most fragile and endangered ecosystem.
13. There is an old English proverb which observes that a smooth sea never made a skillful [mariner].
14. David Suzuki notes that the salty taste of our blood reminds us of our [marine] evolutionary birth.
15. The government has established a national network of [marine] protected areas.

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