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We analysed data from 29,798 clean-ups around the world to uncover some of the worst litter hotspots

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Roman, L and Hardesty, BD and Wilcox, C, We analysed data from 29,798 clean-ups around the world to uncover some of the worst litter hotspots, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 16 September (2021) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

Coastal litter is a big environmental problem. But how does this litter differ around the world, and why? In the first global analysis of its kind, we set out to answer those questions using data collected by thousands of citizen scientists.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:plastic pollution, global, marine debris, single use plastic, citizen science
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Pollution and contamination
Research Field:Pollution and contamination not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Marine systems and management not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Roman, L (Dr Lauren Roman)
ID Code:146623
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2021-09-17
Last Modified:2021-09-20
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