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1 OCEAN POLLUTION

"Plastics and other waste products have harmed the oceans and the sea life that depends on them." (pg. 10)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Industrial chemical wastes gush into a waterway connected to an ocean. Such wastes threaten the ocean's delicate ecosystem." (pg.14)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Manufacturing processses produce industrial waste. This waste disposal site in Washington state contains nuclear waste." (pg.25)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Toxic waste kills life in inland waterways, too. A fisherman motors through a blanket of dead and dying fish in Escambia Bay, Florida. The fish were killed by industrial wastes, untreated sewage, and fertilizer runoff." (pg.27)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Manufacturing processses produce industrial waste. This waste disposal site in Washington state contains nuclear waste." (pg.25)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Toxic waste kills life in inland waterways, too. A fisherman motors through a blanket of dead and dying fish in Escambia Bay, Florida. The fish were killed by industrial wastes, untreated sewage, and fertilizer runoff." (pg.27)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"If mishandled, toxic substances can sometimes kill." (pg.30)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Industrial dumping has severely damaged the water and sediment of the harbor in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Dumping there began in the 1930s." (pg.35)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Drums of nuclear waste washed ashore. Even minute doses of such wastes can be harmful or lethal to people and animals." (pg.37)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"These dead fish washed up in an area close to New Jersey's first nuclear power plant in Lacey Township." (pg.39)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"The first atomic blast at Bikini Atoll sends a mushroom cloud high into the air. People living nearby experienced radiation sickness from the blast." (pg.40)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Radioactive ash showered these natives of Rongelap Atoll, one hundred miles from Bikini Atoll." (pg.40)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"The garbage on this fouled coastline includes broken-up furniture and other household items." (pg.50)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"These syringes and blood vials were found along New York state beaches in the summer of 1988." (pg.51)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"A turtle entangled in a fishing net. The turtle's inability to move will cause it to suffocate and die." (pg.55)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"This large, healthy seal was killed by a narrow, thin piece of plastic." (pg.56)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"A turtle entangled in a fishing net. The turtle's inability to move will cause it to suffocate and die." (pg.55)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"This large, healthy seal was killed by a narrow, thin piece of plastic." (pg.56)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"The hull of the supertanker Torrey Canyon was sliced open off the coast of England, spilling 119,000 tons of gooey petroleum." (pg.62)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"In a matter of hours, oil from the Exxon Valdez polluted more than twelve hundred miles of Alaskan coastline. The spill kiled thousands of birds and animals." (pg.64)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"It may take two hundred years for the Persian Gulf to cleanse itself of Kuwaiti oil." (pg.72)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Toxic pollution has affected oceans around the globe. Here a four-man crew attempts to rig a floating boom to suppress the flow of oil from the stricken tanker Torrey Canyon." (pg.90)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"It may take two hundred years for the Persian Gulf to cleanse itself of Kuwaiti oil." (pg.72)
OCEAN POLLUTION

"Toxic pollution has affected oceans around the globe. Here a four-man crew attempts to rig a floating boom to suppress the flow of oil from the stricken tanker Torrey Canyon." (pg.90)
OIL SPILLS

"The Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Alaska has one of the largest oil reserves in the United States." (pg.9)
OIL SPILLS

"Although nature can clean up small amounts of oil, it can not handle the massive consequence of an oil tanker spill." (pg.31)