What type of harmful materials are found in our oceans?



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    Sadly, there are a lot of harmful substances in our oceans. Toxins, oil from spills, and pollution from water run off, agriculture pesticides and hormones and waste water are filling our oceans. This is harmful to fish and wildlife and can even create ‘dead zones’ where no life can exist. 

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    Some of the hazardous materials found in our ocean’s include plastics, heavy metals such as mercury, petroleum and oil based compounds.  There are also large amounts of plastic waste such as water bottles and bags that can be found in an area of the Pacific Ocean known as the Plastic Gyre of Pacific Garbage Patch.

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