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Beneath the blue: dive into a dazzling ocean under threat – interactive

The Guardian - Tue Feb 23 07:55

Read more from Guardian Seascape on what can be done about the threats facing the ocean: • " Ghost gear" and right whales
Reefs
Noise
Microplastics
Oil
POPs
Deep sea mining

With thanks to Dr Alan Jamieson of Newcastle University.

Composite artwork created by the Guardian. Credits as follows:

• Header: AFP/Getty Images.
• Abandoned fishing gear: DigitalLife3D, CC attribution; Alamy Stock Photo; Getty Images/iStockphoto.
• Reefs: AFP photo/Victoria University-Danielle Claar/Kevin Bruce; Jeff Hunter, Getty Images; Alamy; Kevin Lino, AP; Lucas Jackson, Reuters.
• Microplastics: AP.
• Noise pollution: Neurodolphin, CC attribution; Wildestanimal, Getty Images; Credit: Zureks, CC attribution; Getty images.
• Oil dispersant: Guardian.
• POPs: Photo cut-out of Eurythenes plasticus for POPs section collage provided by WWF/JAMIESON/BBDO.
• Deep sea mining: Patania II press handout; Koelle, licensed under the GFDL by the author.