State of the marine environment

west and central African region /J. E. Portmann ... [et al]. by United Nations Environment Programme.

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The State of the Marine Environment In man's fingerprint is found everywhere in the oceans. Chemical contamination and litter can be observed from the poles to the tropics and from the beaches to abyssal depths. But conditions in the marine environment vary widely.

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State of the Large Marine Ecosystems and their associated socioeconomics; Drivers and pressures; Responses. Region-wide governance arrangements for the protection of the marine environment.State of the Marine Environment Report - Page Climatology and Meteorological Characteristics 36 a.

Wind Patterns 37 b. Dust 38 c. Cloud and Precipitation 40 Oceanographic Characteristics