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Marine and Freshwater


The direct or indirect human alteration of the biological, physical, chemical or radiological integrity of freshwater. (Source: GEMET/Landy)

The manmade or man-induced alteration of the chemical, physical, biological and radiological integrity of water. (Source: GEMET)


Alternative labels:
freshwater pollution
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In other languages

pollution de l'eau
загрязнение воды
contaminación del agua
تلوث المياه

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with water pollution

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with water pollution. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
World Heritage Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
Minamata Convention on Mercury
United Nations Environment Assembly


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