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{{Definition|title=Pollution|definition=Pollution is the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment resulting in deleterious effects of such nature as to endanger human health, harm to living resources and ecosystems, hinder marine activities - including fishing -, and impair or interfere with amenities or other legitimate uses of the environment<ref>[http://gesamp.imo.org/ OECD 1974]</ref>.}}
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{{Definition|title=pollution|definition=Pollution is the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment resulting in deleterious effects of such nature as to endanger human health, harm to living resources and ecosystems, hinder marine activities - including fishing -, and impair or interfere with amenities or other legitimate uses of the environment.}}
  
==References==
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See articles in the [[:Category:Coastal and marine pollution]].
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==See also==
 
[[Index of vulnerability of littorals to oil pollution]]<br>
 
[[Threats to the coastal zone]]<br>
 
[[Coastal pollution and impacts]]<br>
 
[[Oil spill monitoring]]<br>
 
[[Environmental risk assessment of marine activities]]<br>
 
[[Time scales for pollution assessment]]
 

Latest revision as of 19:26, 2 September 2020

Definition of pollution:
Pollution is the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment resulting in deleterious effects of such nature as to endanger human health, harm to living resources and ecosystems, hinder marine activities - including fishing -, and impair or interfere with amenities or other legitimate uses of the environment.
This is the common definition for pollution, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See articles in the Category:Coastal and marine pollution.