Bridging the Ocean – Part 2: Ocean Pollution & Solutions
Layout / Illustration
Oceanic Cycles is the second part of the booklet series Bridging the Ocean. The booklet is written by the All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassadors (AAOYA), illustrated & layouted by me.
The ocean covers 71% of the surface of our planet. Populations
in coastal regions are growing and placing increasing
pressure on coastal and marine ecosystems.
Marine pollution is a combination of chemicals and trash,
most of which comes from land sources and is washed or
blown into the ocean. This pollution results in damage to
the environment, the health of all organisms, and economic
While the past decades have seen efforts at the local, national,
and international levels to address the problems of
marine pollution, more needs to be done.
This volume aims to shed some light on the pollution our
ocean is facing, to better equip you finding solutions for
your local communities.