Marine Anthropogenic Litter
by M. Bergmann, L. Gutow, M. Klages
Publisher: Springer 2015
Number of pages: 456
This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.
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