Each year there are about 250 million cases of water-related diseases, with roughly 5 to 10 million deaths.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average adult breathes over 3,000 gallons of air every day. Children breathe even more air per pound of body weight and are more at risk to air pollution.
Each year, coastal pollution kills up to: ........100,000 marine mammals ........1 million sea birds .......countless fish
Around 80% of the pollution in seas and oceans comes from land-based activities.