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    Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from 1995 onwards.

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Record number 505430
Title Plastic debris and policy: Using current scientific understanding to invoke positive change
Author(s) Rochman, Chelsea M.; Cook, A.M.; Koelmans, A.A.
Source Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35 (2016)7. - ISSN 0730-7268 - p. 1617 - 1626.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.3408
Department(s) Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management
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IMARES Onderzoeksformatie
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Abstract Captain Charles Moore introduced the world to the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" in the mid-1990s. Since then, there has been increasing interest from scientists, the public and policy makers regarding plastic debris in the environment. A focus article in the July issue of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry's journal, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, outlines the current research, identifies research gaps on plastic debris and reviews some of the weight of evidence regarding contamination, fate and effects of the material
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