A rocky shore consists of rocky ledges with pools of salty water, boulders and pebbles.  Living in this habitat is a community of hardy plants and animals and each species is specially adapted for coping with the harsh environment around it. 


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1. Choose one of the above sources of pollution and find out as much as you can about it. What problems are caused by the pollutants? Who, if anyone, is responsible for cleaning up the pollution? Can you suggest what can be done to stop the pollution happening in the first place?

2. Holidaymakers make a big impact on beaches all over the world. Find out how tourism can affect seashore ecosystems. Can anything be done to reduce the problems?

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