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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 11, November 2019 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Impacts Of Oil Drilling On Maritime Areas: The Prominent Cases In World Seas

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Gökçe Çiçek CEYHUN



oil drilling, maritime areas, world seas, prominent cases.



in the recent years, fast growing world population and reduction of scarce resources have forced people to look for new sources. In this manner, decreasing of terrestrial based sources has shifted the attentions of nations to the marine related resources in terms of having reserves of oil and gas that located undersea areas of the world. However, exploration, drilling and transferring oil in maritime areas may have significantly harmful effects on marine wildlife, coral reefs, environment etc. Especially oil spilling may threat human health and life, may damage marine ecosystem, may destroy different marine species, may reduce biological diversity, may jeopardize bird populations, may disrupt food chain and, may cause interruption of national and international transportation. Due to these vital reasons, this study has explored the effects of oil drilling applications on maritime areas with common cases of world seas. In order to emphasize the impacts of oil drilling on maritime areas, a detailed literature study has been conducted within the scope of this study. Subsequently, the prominent examples of oil drilling activities in world seas have been investigated. In the end, the paper has concluded with prudential suggestions by taking advantages of current implementations for oil drilling in prominent maritime areas.



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