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date: 15 June 2024

environmental issues. 

The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
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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