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Major types of marine litter in the Mediterranean

Year: 2013 Author: GRID-Arendal
A large proportion of marine litter is plastics (UNEP 2009). The impact of large plastic material on the environment has been widely studied. Effects include entanglement of marine animals in plastic and ingestion of plastic by marine organisms.
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