Plastic Pollution from Ships

Onečišćenje plastikom sa brodova

The environmental impact of shipping on marine environment includes discharge of garbage. Plastic litter is of particular concern due to abundance, resistance to degradation and detrimental effect on marine biota. According to recently published studies, a further research is required to assess human health risk. Monitoring data indicate that despite banning plastic disposal at sea, shipping is still a source of plastic pollution. Some of the measures to combat the problem are discussed.

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  • Accession Number: 01595886
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 6 2016 3:02PM