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safety4sea.com/top-5-sources-of-marine-pollution

Feb 12, 2018 ... About 80% of marine litter comes from land-based sources (eg. through drains, sewage outfalls, industrial outfalls, direct littering) while 20% ...

ourworldindata.org/ocean-plastics

May 1, 2021 ... The other 20% come from marine sources such as fishing nets, ropes, and fleets. To tackle plastic pollution we need to know where these ...

theconversation.com/why-ocean-pollution-is-a-clear-danger-to-human-health-152641

Feb 1, 2021 ... Polluted oceans don't just harm wildlife, they are a source of ill health for humans too.

www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/critical-issues-marine-pollution

Aug 2, 2019 ... Chemical pollution is the introduction of harmful contaminants. Common man-made pollutants that reach the ocean include pesticides, herbicides, ...

www.nrdc.org/stories/ocean-pollution-dirty-facts

Jan 22, 2018 ... Oil from boats, airplanes, cars, trucks, and even lawn mowers is also swimming in ocean waters. Chemical discharges from factories, raw sewage ...

geo.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Oceanography/Book%3A_Oceanography_(Hill)/13%3A_Human_Impacts_on_the_Ocean/13.1%3A_Pollution%3A_Sources_and_Types

Aug 10, 2021 ... Around 80% of the pollution in our ocean is found from land, with most of it being from plastic, one of the many materials involved in littering ...

libguides.cccneb.edu/oceanpollution

Nov 5, 2021 ... Chemical contamination, or nutrient pollution, is concerning for health, environmental, and economic reasons. This type of pollution occurs when ...

study.com/academy/lesson/ocean-pollution-causes-prevention.html

Oil - Oil pollution can come from tankers that have accidents, or from boats that are dry docked and emptied. But surprisingly, over 35% of oil pollution in the ...

www.gdrc.org/oceans/marine-pollution.html

46% from cars, heavy machinery, industry, other land-based sources; 32% from oil tanker operations and other shipping; 13% from accidents at sea; also offshore ...

www.epa.gov/international-cooperation/protecting-marine-environment

Jul 12, 2021 ... The world's coastal waters and oceans are deteriorating due to increasing coastal development, pollution from ships, landbased sources of ...

www.texasdisposal.com/blog/ocean-pollution-causes-effects-and-prevention

Dec 1, 2020 ... Ocean Pollution: Causes, Effects and Prevention · Nonpoint source pollution (Runoff). Nonpoint source pollution comes from a variety of different ...