Why Did You Choose Marine Biology?

    Why do you want to be a marine biologist?

    Marine biologists really can save the planet (one step at a time). Their research, their passion, their effort in sharing their knowledge about marine life can shine a light on different ways to save it and really inspire the change.

    What is interesting about marine biology?

    Marine biologists collect and analyze data, study different plant and animal species and environmental effects on them and many more things. They could research how ocean acidification is affecting marine organisms. Marine biologists are somewhat similar to zoologist and wildlife biologists.

    What are three reasons we should study marine biology?

    Why Study Marine Biology?

  • Health of the oceans/planet. Climate change. Pollution (toxicology, dumping, runoff, impact of recreation, blooms)
  • Human health. Air quality. Dissolution of carbon dioxide…
  • Sustainability and biodiversity. Overfishing. Endangered species.
  • Research and product development. Pharmaceuticals.
  • Related Question Why did you choose marine biology?

    What do you learn in marine biology?

    Marine biology is the study of marine organisms, their behaviors and interactions with the environment. Marine biologists study biological oceanography and the associated fields of chemical, physical, and geological oceanography to understand marine organisms.

    Why are oceans important?

    The air we breathe: The ocean produces over half of the world's oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere. Climate regulation: Covering 70 percent of the Earth's surface, the ocean transports heat from the equator to the poles, regulating our climate and weather patterns.

    Why do you want to be a marine biologist? Marine biologists really can save the planet (one step at a time). Their research, their passion, their effort in sharing their knowledge about marine life can shine a light on different ways to save it and really inspire the change. What is interesting about marine biology?…