Beach Pollution Facts-Friend of the sea

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Mostly Marine Pollution comes from land-based sources. When pesticides are incorporated into marine life, they quickly become absorbed into marine food webs. This can be harmful to humans as well as the entire food chain. Visit us to know more!!

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F R I E N D O F T H E S E A O c e a n P o l l u t i o n F a c t s f r i e n d o f t h e s e a . o r g

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Toxic metals reach the ocean and contribute to ocean pollution destroying reproduction behavior. Radioactive waste and industrial waste such as acids and toxins often reach the ocean adding to the pollution and substantial loss of marine life. The oceans oxygen content is depleted by the runoff of fertilizer that causes an increase of algae growth.

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Ocean pollution kills more than one million sea birds each year. 8 Million pieces of marine litter enter the sea everyday Many seals and whales are trapped in net every year 100000 marine mammals and turtles and 1 million sea birds are killed by marine plastic pollution annually.

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Thousands of tons of waste and trash are dumped into the ocean on a daily basis. One hundred thousand sea mammals are killed in the ocean by pollution each year. Small animals at the bottom of food chain absorb the chemicals as part of their food.

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C o n n e c t w i t h u s F A C E B O O K f r i e n d o f t h e s e a o r g / T W I T T E R f r i e n d o f t h e s e a / I N S T A G R A M f r i e n d o f t h e s e a _ o f f i c i a l / friendofthesea.org/

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