Marine pollution

Krishnakumar, P K (2003) Marine pollution. Technology Informationn Series: Agricultural Technology Information Centre, 1 . pp. 1-4.



Pollution is a big problem that has impact on all of the planet's ecosystems, including the oceans. Economic developement has been most active In coastal zones, putting enormous pressure on coastal ecosystems. Marine pollution has Increased throughout the world, mainly due to direct discharges from rivers, increased surface run-off and drainage from expanding port areas, oil spills and other contaminants from shipping and domestic and industrial effluent. Most of the world's wastes-some 20 billion tonnes of it a year-end up in the sea, often without any preliminary processing.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine Pollution
Subjects:Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:5511
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:20 Oct 2010 16:17
Last Modified:20 Oct 2010 16:17

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