Issue: Contributions and pressures between the coasts and oceans and inland water - Effect of changes in inland waters on the coasts and oceans

This is an issue under the Coasts and oceans theme of the Data Reporting System.

Why we need to know about this issue

Inland waters contribute freshwater and freshwater species to habitat for coastal species and can place pressure on them by carrying excess freshwater, nutrients, sediments, pollutants or excessively warm or cool water to coastal waters.

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