Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastic

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MARINE PLASCTIC DEBRIS AND MICROPLASTICS:GLOBAL LESSONS AND RESEARCH TO INSPIRE ACTION AND GUIDE POLICY CHANGE
Publication Date: December 2016

Plastic litter in the ocean can be considered a ‘common concern of humankind’. This study summarizes the state of our knowledge on sources, fate and effect of marine plastics debris and microplastics.