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The act of ocean dumping is when things such as vessels, fish waste, human waste and dredged materials are disposed of into the world's oceans. Today, ocean dumping is largely banned because of the risk it poses to the m... More »

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"Be the solution to water pollution," "Cause a commotion to save our ocean," "Keep the trash in politics — not in our oceans," "Think blue and go green" and "Stop pollution quick, don't make the water sick" are a few exa... More »

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The Mediterranean Sea is the most polluted ocean in the world because it is almost entirely surrounded by land. The sea is heavily trafficked and fished by the 19 nations that rely on it for food and income. More »

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The qualities that make materials radioactive give them the potential to be incredibly useful sources of energy, but that same radioactivity can be a lethal threat to humans and other living things. Radioactive materials... More »

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While the seas of the world are technically all connected into one global ocean, they are commonly divided geographically into five main oceans. These are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic Oceans. More »

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Marine pollution refers to a range of threats from land-based sources, and it generally involves contamination of bodies of water such as rivers, streams and oceans. Major causes of marine pollution include oil spills, u... More »

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Pollution can damage trees, plants, crops, lakes and other waterways, oceans, coral reefs, animals and people. This applies to air pollution, pollution through toxic chemicals, litter in the ocean, pollution from pestici... More »

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