SoE 2021 Marine Pressure Plastics

Marine debris is recognized as a globally important stressor in the marine environment, with increasing reports of impacts on marine biodiversity reported during the last four decades (Claro et al. 2019; Gall and Thompson 2015) and an estimated 19-23 million metric tons (11% of plastic waste generated in 2016) entering aquatic environments (Borelle et al. 2020).

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Last Updated August 8, 2022, 03:56 (UTC)
Created August 8, 2022, 03:56 (UTC)