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Pollution of our oceans: paradox? (cartoon #25)

By April 9, 2019Cartoons

Pollution of our oceans: paradox (cartoon #25)

The laws ruling our oceans are definitely not ideal to avoid pollution. The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) adopted in 1973 stipulates that “In any case, no discharge of residues containing noxious substances is permitted within 12 miles of the nearest land.” If you are interested in the laws of the sea, read Oceans and the Law of the Sea by the United Nations and watch this video What Laws Apply In International Waters?

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Alex Magnin

Alex Magnin is a sustainability consultant and illustrator, the founder of AM Creative Inc. and the creator of Sustainability Illustrated. He creates animation videos and cartoons to illustrate sustainable change using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities.

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