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Stopping the ballast water stowaways Brochure

Marine species are being carried around the world in ships’ ballast water. When discharged into new environments, they may become invasive and severely disrupt the native ecology, impact economic activities such as fisheries and cause disease and even death in humans.

2261: Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer of Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships)

01 Mar 2010


Stopping the ballast water stowaways Brochure.pdf