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  What are the effects of sea pollution?
Updated 01 November 2004, 11.21
Surfers want the seas made cleaner
The UK coastline is home to thousands of different species of aquatic life and sea birds.

But sewage, chemicals, plastic and litter are having a devastating effect on their water world.

Below are two reports from children who want action taken to clean up our seas and beaches.

Annie became sick after sewage flooded into the sea where she surfs. Iain's involved in a school project to clean up his local beaches.



Annie says we all need to take responsibility for cleaning up UK waters



Iain has learnt about the dangers of dumping litter and waste in the sea



 

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