Plastic bottles, bags, straws, etc., threaten the marine ecosystem as fish and other creatures get entangled in them, suffocate and die.
These artificial chemicals are harmful and are usually released far from the coastlines.
Artificial sounds from ships, sonars, and other equipment disrupt marine mammals' communication, lifecycles, etc.
Sunscreens and several topicals that protect our skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays are deadly for corals and other marine life.
Oil spills can occur when tankers are transporting crude oil at sea, they have a huge impact on the marine ecosystem.
Industrial waste is created during manufacturing activity in factories and when it reaches to oceans through rivers it causes ocean pollution.
Scientists have revealed the negative impacts of artificial light at night on marine species and their life patterns.
The wind takes dust and debris, including small particles, plastic pieces etc., from landfills to rivers or seas.
In Eutrophication the nutrients from freshwater sources end up in the open sea and oceans through runoff from municipal and industrial plants.
Deep-Sea mining operations have detrimental impacts on oceans. A 30-year mining project affects around nine thousand square kilometres of ocean seabed.