directions: study the following two pictures carefully and write an essay to
1. describe the pictures.
2. deduce the purpose of the drawer of the pictures, and
3. suggest counter-measures.
you should write about 200 words neatly on answer sheet ii a brief history of world commercial fishing
it is vividly illustrated in the upper cartoon that a variety of fishes were swimming freely in the sea, while only one fishing boat was catching them in 1900. on the contrary, numerous boats were fishing the only one fish in 1995. we are informed that with the increase of commercial fishing, the number of fishes sharply decreased.
the purpose of these pictures is to show us that due attention has to be paid to the decrease of natural resources. to begin with, with the rapid development of world economy, people explore all kinds of natural resources to make profits, such as the ocean fish, oil and gas. furthermore,
it is known to us all that growing population also need more resources as to satisfy their daily needs.
most importantly, we have not realized the worse destruction suffered by the natural resources and environment. as a consequence, if we let this situation go as it is, we will not leave any resources
to our offspring in the future.
in conclusion, it is imperative for us to take drastic measures to protect natural resources. for one thing, strict laws to protect natural resources must be adopted by our authorities. for another, we should enhance the awareness of people that the resources are extremely vital to us. only in these ways can we protect our natural resources and have a brilliant prospect.
上面的图片生动的说明了，在 1900 年，海洋中有大量的鱼类，只有一艘捕鱼船。在下面的这幅图中，到 1995 年的时候，无数的捕鱼船正在捕捉海洋里仅有的一条鱼。我们被告知了，商业捕鱼的持续增长使得鱼类的数量急剧减少。