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Chemicals and Waste
Marine and Freshwater


Any detrimental alteration of the marine environment caused by the intentional or accidental release of dangerous or toxic substances, such as industrial, commercial and urban waste water. (Source: GEMET/ GREMESa)

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pollution de la mer
загрязнение моря
contaminación marina
Chinese, Simplified
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with marine pollution

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Basel Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly