Biology Environmental Science

Marine Pollution (1)

In this article we will discuss Marine Pollution (1)

All river drainages end up in the seas. On the way to sea, rivers carry large amounts

of sewage, garbage, and agricultural discharge, biocides, including heavy metals. Besides this discharge of oils and petroleum products and dumping of radionuclides waste into sea also cause marine pollution. Huge quantity of plastic is being added to sea and oceans. Over
50 million lb plastic packing material is being dumped in sea of commercial fleets. Many marine birds ingest plastic that causes gastro-intestinal disorders.


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