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date: 15 June 2024

environmental issues. 

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Author(s):
M. V. AngelM. V. Angel

Mankind has continually abused the sea, regarding it as an inexhaustible source of food and minerals, and a dumping ground for rubbish. Now it is more widely accepted that the oceans are finite, and there is a need to use and manage them carefully, especially as globally environmental pressures are mounting because of the burgeoning human population. ... ...

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