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Marine and Freshwater


Land-based marine pollution includes waste that is deliberately dumped at sea as well as effluent wastes from industrial, domestic and agricultural sources as run-off through drains or rivers (Source: WWF)


Alternative labels:
coastal dredging
land-based pollution
pollution from land-based sources
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In other languages

pollution tellurique
загрязнение моря в результате хозяйственной деятельности на суше
contaminación marina con base en tierra
تلوث بحري من الأرض

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with land-based marine pollution

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with land-based marine pollution. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Barcelona Convention
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly


Clip- Marine Pollution

Video- Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey: Nutrient Runoff