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Drowning in Plastics: Marine Litter and Plastic Waste Vital Graphics

The aim of this Vital Graphics publication is to provide an overview of the current global marine litter and plastic pollution challenge and its effect on the environment using graphic visualisations – each covering central topics of the challenge and related technical, scientific and policy perspectives. It covers the broad area of marine litter and plastic pollution, including production and consumption of plastic worldwide, chemical composition of plastic material, major sources of plastic leakage to the marine environment and impacts on ecosystems, human health and the economy.

Year: 2021

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