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  1. Introduction
  2. Categories of water pollution
  3. Water pollution from farming
  4. Major pollutants
  5. Method to reduce and control environmental pollution
  6. Global environmental mandate
  7. Conclusion
  8. Bibliography

Water is the main source of life and covers three fourths of all the land on earth. There lives millions of plants and small animals in the oceans, from witch billions of people depend on fish. Some nations also get fresh water from ocean water, that?s why ocean pollution is a dangerous threat. There is not necessarily one type of pollution that?s worse than other pollution. In fact, society has come to realize the effects that pollution is having on our oceans. In the past it was perceived that the world's oceans had a huge capacity for absorbing our nations waste. Recently, we have come to realize that our waste, even in small quantities, have huge effects on ocean communities and species.

It is impossible for us, or any other living thing, to live without water.

[...] Those numbers can be lowered with the help of society and the help of government agency to stand behind environmentalist that have the answers and the resources to clean up the water resources making them sanitary and healthy now and well into the future. Imagine a world with clean beaches; wouldn't it be great if we never saw any rubbish? Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Picking up other people's trash, if it is safe, is an easy way to help reduce pollution on beaches before it gets into the ocean. [...]


[...] Sewage treatment facilities, storm sewers, and air pollutants are much less of an offender when it comes to water pollution than farming is. Other forms of run-off are lawn fertilizers, road salt, animal waste, car fluids, rain, and snow. The results of these types of run-off on the waterways are that aquatic plants are poisoned and decreased oxygen in the water. This affects fish and other aquatic animals negatively. The numbers of these creatures decrease, which also has a negative impact on people who make their living from the water. [...]

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