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Marine litter

L. Jeftic

Marine litter

a global challenge

by L. Jeftic

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Published by Regional Seas, United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Ljubomir Jeftic, Seba Sheavly, and Ellik Adler ; edited by Nikki Meith.
ContributionsSheavly, Seba B., Adler, Ellik., Meith, Nikki., UNEP"s Regional Seas Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23937459M
ISBN 109789280730296
LC Control Number2009333428

UNEP is the global champion for the environment with programmes focusing on sustainable development, climate, biodiversity and more. Marine litter is defined as any solid material which has been deliberately discarded or unintentionally lost on beaches, on shores or at sea. The definition covers materials transported into the marine environment from land by rivers, draining or sewage systems or winds. It includes any persistent, manufactured or processed solid material.

Project Update: SCRAPbook has been an extremely successful project to map litter deposits around the coastline of the Scottish mainland. Culminating in an on-line map, with data available on the National Marine Planning interactive, the data has provided a snapshot of the problem of marine litter in have been able to fly a further 2 areas in but .   First summit held on tackling marine litter in Scotland. 18 June Fife beach 'worst' for nurdle pollution. 21 May Microplastics found in Scottish waters. 7 March

Marine debris is a global pollution problem affecting marine life, maritime commerce and environmental quality. Scientists, policymakers and the public must be knowledgeable about the source, impact and control efforts if effective solutions are to be developed. Marine Debris addresses the origin of persistent solid waste in the ocean, from urban and rural discharges to . The problem of marine litter was recognized by the UN General Assembly, which in its Resolution A/60/L - Oceans and the Law of the Sea - of 29 November in articles calls for national, regional and global actions to address the problem of marine litter. This GA resolution notes the lack of information and data on marine debris.


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Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide. The book illustrates how advanced technologies from deep-sea research, microbiology and mathematic modelling as well as classic beach litter counts by volunteers contributed to the broad awareness of marine litter as a problem of global significance.

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Types of Marine Litter. There are many types of marine litter. Roughly 70 percent of marine litter, such as glass, metal, and all sorts of marine equipment and other refuse, sinks to the ocean floor, according to UNEP.

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Deliberate disposal of wastes at sea is called ocean dumping. The plastics industry recognizes the benefits of plastics – and the burden we all share to steward them well. So worldwide environmental stakeholders and plastics organizations decided to be proactive in an unprecedented way: The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter.

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While the presence of microplastics in ecosystems has been reported in the scientific literature since the ’s. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide. The book illustrates how advanced technologies from deep-sea research, microbiology and mathematic modelling as well as classic beach litter counts by volunteers contributed to the broad awareness of marine litter as a problem of global significance.

this book primarily focus on plastic litter and its implications for the marine en vi- ronment. Numerous quantitati ve reports on marine anthropogenic litter from v ari. Marine litter presents a huge problem in our oceans, with some scientists warning that, bythe quantity of plastics in the oceans will outweigh fish.

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CleanSea, a scientific voyage into the problem of marine litter and what we can do about it - Duration: CleanSea Project 5, views. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marine litter. Nairobi: UNEP, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government.

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Marine litter. RTÉ News. As the world grapples with the growing problem of marine litter, an year-old Dublin girl is behind a new initiative to combat the issue in Dun Laoghaire. Sea bins, which can remove at least two tonnes of plastic litter per year, have been installed in the harbour.

Marine Litter Quantities: the total input of Marine Litter into the oceans and seas worldwide is estimated at - Million tonnes per year - 8 Million items every day.

Studies on the occurrence of marine litter on beaches and as flotsam generally find plastics to be the major component of the mix of debris (Galgani et al. ).Plastics have diverse uses and are gaining popularity in building and packaging applications because of their ease of processing, durability and relatively low cost (Andrady and Neal ).Cited by: COVID Resources.

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Marine Litter. likes. Marine Debris. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: Facts about marine waste and what we can do about plastic pollution to keep our seas clean. UA Marine Litter: The Facts. Home. The problem. Solutions. FAQ. Contact. More. The problem.

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