Tracking the sources of plastic pollution

https://phys.org/news/2019-04-tracking-sources-plastic-pollution.html

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is now widely recognised as a major global challenge—but we still know very little about how these plastics are actually reaching the sea. A new global initiative, led by the University of Birmingham shows how focussing on rivers and river mouths can yield vital clues about how we might manage this plastic crisis.


Original Title: Tracking the sources of plastic pollution
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