Ships pollute Australian air with toxic chemicals say scientists
Pollutants present in the Australian atmosphere, and which are known to harm and kill humans, animals and plants, probably originate from regional shipping, Australian scientists have said.
Box-ship Katsurigi belches smoke; Photo - Southern Cross Maritime
Scientists from CSIRO and the Australian Maritime College estimate that approximately 30 per cent of man-made nitrogen oxide emissions and 20 per cent of sulphur oxide emissions generated in the Australian region may have come from shipping.
Dr Ian Galbally from...
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