Deep-sea litter: a comparison of seamounts, banks and a ridge in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans reveals both environmental and anthropogenic factors impact accumulation and composition

@inproceedings{Woodall2015DeepseaLA,
  title={Deep-sea litter: a comparison of seamounts, banks and a ridge in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans reveals both environmental and anthropogenic factors impact accumulation and composition},
  author={Lucy C Woodall and Laura F. Robinson and Alex David Rogers and Bhavani E. Narayanaswamy and Gordon L. J. Paterson},
  booktitle={Front. Mar. Sci.},
  year={2015}
}
*Correspondence: Lucy C. Woodall, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK e-mail: l.woodall@nhm.ac.uk Marine litter is a global challenge that has recently received policymakers’ attention, with new environmental targets in addition to changes to old legislation. There are no global estimates of benthic litter because of the scarcity of data and only patchy survey coverage. However, estimates of baseline abundance and composition of litter are… CONTINUE READING

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