what is marine pollution

Marine pollution occurs when harmful effects result from the entry into the ocean of the chemicals , particles, industrials, agricultural,residential waste,noise or the spread of invasive.

Major Source of Marine Pollution

80% of marine pollution comes from land .Air pollution is also contributing factor by carrying off particles or dirt into the ocean.

What is the result of marine pollution ?

When particles are Incorporated into marine ecosystem ,they quickly become absorbed into marine food webs.Once in the food webs they can cause mutations ,as well as disease ,which can be harmful to humans as well as entire food web.

Many toxic chemicals adhere to tiny particles which are then taken by plankton and benthos animal.In this way,the toxins are concentrated upward in the food chains and can danger the whole marine ecosystem