Tackling marine debris in the 21st century / Committee on the Effectiveness of International and National Measures to Prevent and Reduce Marine Debris and its Impacts, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Sciences.

The debris of modern living frequently finds its way into our waterways and down to the ocean. The rest is transport to the sea by rivers, wind, sewers, and beachgoers. Given the diversity and abundance of sources, the persistent nature of most plastics, and the ability of tides and currents to carr...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Effectiveness of International and National Measures to Prevent and Reduce Marine Debris and Its Impacts., National Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Studies Board., National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2008.
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