Marine Pollution

Marine pollution occurs when harmful, or potentially harmful, effects result from the entry into the ocean of chemicals, particles, industrial, agricultural and residential waste, noise, or the spread of invasive organisms. Nutrient pollution, a form of water pollution, refers to contamination by excessive inputs of nutrients. It is a primary cause of eutrophication of surface waters, in which excess nutrients, usually nitrogen or phosphorus, stimulate algae growth. Many potentially toxic chemicals adhere to tiny particles which are then taken up by plankton and benthos animals, most of which are either deposit or filter feeders. In this way, the toxins are concentrated upward within ocean food chains. Many particles combine chemically in a manner highly depletive of oxygen, causing estuaries to become anoxic.

Toxic metals can also be introduced into marine food webs. These can cause a change to tissue matter, biochemistry, behavior, reproduction, and suppress growth in marine life. Also, many animal feeds have a high fish meal or fish hydro lysate content. In this way, marine toxins can be transferred to land animals, and appear later in meat and dairy products.

Related Conferences:  Oceanography Conferences | Oceanography Meetings | Marine Science Conferences | Marine Biology Conferences:

3rd International Conference on Geo Sciences, October 13-14, 2018, Canada | 9th International Conference on Reduce, Reuse and Recycling, December 12-13, 2018, Canada | 2nd International conference on Ecology and Ecosystem, September 15-16, 2018 | 4th Annual Congress on Pollution and Global Warming November 15-16, 2018 | 20th International Conference on Oceanography March 12-13, 2018 | 12th International Conference on Oceanography & Marine Biology, June 28-29, 2018.

  • Eutrophication
  • Plastic Debris
  • Underwater Noise
  • Toxins
  • Oil spillages

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2nd Annual Congress on Soil and Water Sciences

Berlin, Germany
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3rd International Convention on Geosciences and Remote Sensing

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