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  How sea pollution harms animals
UK waters are home to thousands of species but they're threatened by pollution.
1/7 UK waters are home to thousands of species but they're threatened by pollution.
Seal tangled in a net from Ocean Conservancy
2/7 These seals demonstrate the dangers dumped fishing nets can be to sea creatures.
Picture of bird with balloon entangled in beak from Ocean Conservancy
3/7 Each year millions of balloons are thrown away, but birds often mistake them for food and can get their beaks tangled in the attached string.
Dolphins are one of many species that get tangled in fishing nets and other rubbish that is dumped into the sea.
4/7 Dolphins are one of many species that get tangled in fishing nets and other rubbish that is dumped into the sea.
The UK coastline stretches 10,500 miles. These grey seal pups were photographed off the Scottish coastline.
5/7 The UK coastline stretches 10,500 miles. These grey seal pups were photographed off the Scottish coastline.
Wildlife groups estimate that around 1m seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals and turtles around the world die each year because of plastic litter. These plastic bags were removed from a sea turtle's st
6/7 Wildlife groups estimate that around 1m seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals and turtles around the world die each year because of plastic litter. These plastic bags were removed from a sea turtle's stomach.
Earlier this year the wreck of HMS Scylla was sunk off the coast of Cornwall to create a new marine habitat. The ship was cleaned up to ensure it didn't create any extra pollution and is now an artifi
7/7 Earlier this year the wreck of HMS Scylla was sunk off the coast of Cornwall to create a new marine habitat. The ship was cleaned up to ensure it didn't create any extra pollution and is now an artificial diving reef.

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