ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Common Seas as Bottomless Dumps

Common Seas as Bottomless Dumps Narendra Singh Poisoners of the Seas by K A Gourlay; Zed Books, London, 1988; pp xvi THE rapid pace of industrialisation all over the world is causing serious problems of environmental pollution and toxic waste accumulation. When a disaster occurs on land, it comes into focus immediately because of effects on the people around. The common seas get attention in this respect only when the media find something spectacular, like wide long trails of oil spills on water, dying fish and seals on sea shores or the empty beaches rendered unfit for holiday makers. In some areas

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