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Chemicals and Waste
Marine and Freshwater
Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

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)

In other languages

French
pollution tellurique
Russian
загрязнение моря в результате хозяйственной деятельности на суше
Spanish
contaminación marina con base en tierra
Chinese, Simplified
基于陆地的海洋污染
Arabic
تلوث بحري من الأرض

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with land-based marine pollution

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Barcelona Convention
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly