Algae – simple plants that mostly live in water.
Black water – the water and waste that comes from toilets.
Debris – alternative word to litter, solid waste that has escaped into the environment causing pollution.
Grey water – the water and waste that comes from the shower, bath, kitchen sink and laundry.
Intertidal zone – the area along the coast between high tide and low tide.
Litter – solid waste that has escaped into the environment causing pollution.
Marine – a word that describes the marine environment.
Mulch – organic plant material used to cover the ground and gardens.
Ocean – the large and deep areas of the sea.
Oil – a thick liquid that floats on water.
Plastic – a material manufactured from oil that can last for many years.
Pollution – solid, liquid or gas substances that can damage animals, plants or ecosystems.