Maritime Pollution Exposed

(Earth Focus: Episode 48) Between 70-210 million gallons of waste oil are illegally dumped at sea by commercial ships each year. Marine oil pollution is linked to death, cancers, tumors, reduced growth rates and genetic side effects in fish and is also toxic to seabirds and marine mammals. The film Oil in Our Waters exposes this practice. Director Micah Fink on how citizens can now help stop illegal oil dumping. Produced in collaboration with Common Good Productions and the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.

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