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Littered beach, Bali, Indonesia
The term marine pollution relates to a range of threats to the marine environment including from land-based sources, oil spills, sewage, invasive species, marine litter, overfishing, destruction of coastal habitats, heavy metals and other pollutants.
These activities contribute to decreased wetland and mangrove populations as well as the destruction of coral reefs.