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Pathways and uxes of plastics into the oceans

Pathways and uxes of plastics into the oceans

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Uploaded 14 Jun 2016 by Tom Skarning
Year: 2016
From collection: Marine Litter Vital Graphics
Author: GRID-Arendal and Maphoto/Riccardo Pravettoni
Description:
All material that erodes and washes off the land will end up in the marine environment. This includes solid materials that constitute marine litter. Understanding the role and importance of the different pathways is crucial to prioritizing efforts to reduce the amount of debris and microplastics reaching the ocean.
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  • Natural processes aecting the distribution and fate of plastics
  • Preventing is better  than cleaning up
  • Plastic input into the oceans
  • Plasticized animal species - Entangled
  • How plastic moves from the economy to the environment
  • Most common and visible litter items in beaches
  • How much plastic is estimated to be in the oceans and where it may be
  • How much plastic waste is produced worldwide