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Marine and Freshwater

Definition(s)

Ship-based pollution comprises: deliberate dumping of oil and other wastes from ships, accidental spills and offshore oil drilling, the discharge of oily engine wastes and bilge from day-to-day shipping operations (Source: UNEP)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
dumping at sea
pollution from ship
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In other languages

French
pollution marine provenant des navires
Russian
загрязнение морской среды с судов
Spanish
contaminación marina causada por los buques
Arabic
تلوث بحري ناتج من السفن

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with ship-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 ship-based marine pollution. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
World Heritage Convention
Barcelona Convention
Dumping Protocol
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly

Multimedia

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