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Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean Environment Stats

Definitions

  • Current issues: This entry lists the most pressing and important environmental problems. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry:
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Current issues endangered marine species include the manatee, seals, sea lions, turtles, and whales; drift net fishing is hastening the decline of fish stocks and contributing to international disputes; municipal sludge pollution off eastern US, southern Brazil, and eastern Argentina; oil pollution in Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Lake Maracaibo, Mediterranean Sea, and North Sea; industrial waste and municipal sewage pollution in Baltic Sea, North Sea, and Mediterranean Sea 2008

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

Citation

"Atlantic Ocean Environment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Atlantic-Ocean/Environment

Atlantic Ocean Environment Profiles (Subcategories)

Sea 4

Atlantic Ocean categories

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