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water pollution

Contamination of rivers, lakes and seas by fertilizers, pesticides, sewage, and oil or toxic waste from ships and factories.
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Noun1.water pollution - pollution of the water in rivers and lakeswater pollution - pollution of the water in rivers and lakes
pollution - undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
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We are excited to have New Zealand join us in the fight against ocean pollution, Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment said.
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Zarmina Khan YP3-56-ICT03 moved a resolution that the environment presents a complex set of inter related exigencies, ranging from climate change and ozone depletion to desertification, ocean pollution and loss of biodiversity.
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