This past December, the Water Resources Commission adopted Oregon's 2017 Integrated Water Resources Strategy, a framework for better understanding and meeting our instream and out-of-stream water needs, including water quantity, water quality, and ecosystem needs. Using a process that involved ...
State of Rhode Island: Department of Environmental Management. Our Mission. Rivers, lakes, and coastal waters will support healthy communities of fish, plants, and other aquatic life, and will support uses such as fishing, swimming, and drinking water quality.
Location | Weather | Plants | Animals | People | Links. LOCATION: The marine biome is the biggest biome in the world! It covers about 70% of the earth. It includes five main oceans: the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern, as well as many smaller Gulfs and Bays.
Most marine debris (80%) comes from trash and debris in urban runoff, i.e. land-based sources. Key components of land-based sources include litter, trash and debris from construction, ports and marinas, commercial and industrial facilities, and trash blown out of garbage containers, trucks, and landfills.