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Most ocean pollution comes from the shore, including fertilizers that may cause dead zones.

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    Coastal Pollution

    Coastal Pollution

    by CK-12 //basic
    Waste material in the oceans
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    Great Pacific Garbage Dump

    Great Pacific Garbage Dump

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes the formation of the Texas-sized Great Pacific Garbage and the damage it wrecks on marine organisms living in the area. ABC Nightline investigates the growing problem of plastic waste in the ocean.
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    Why the Ocean Matters

    Why the Ocean Matters

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn why a healthier ocean means a healthier planet, and find out how you can help.
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    Coastal Pollution Quiz - MS ES

    Coastal Pollution Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews waste material in the oceans.
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    The Plastisphere

    The Plastisphere

    by CK-12 //basic
    Plastic trash has created a habitat for microbes. Scientists are trying to find out if this is good or bad for the oceans.
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