Surface clean-up technology won’t solve ocean plastic problem

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Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won’t solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows.

Associated journal article: Sönke Hohn, Esteban Acevedo-Trejos, Jesse F. Abrams, Jailson Fulgencio de Moura, Roger Spranz, Agostino Merico (2020). “The long-term legacy of plastic mass production.” Science of The Total Environment 746: 141115 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141115

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