Lost at sea: where is all the plastic?

@article{Thompson2004LostAS,
  title={Lost at sea: where is all the plastic?},
  author={Richard C. Thompson and Ylva S. Olsen and R. P. Mitchell and Anthony S. Davis and Steven John Rowland and Anthony John and Daniel F. McGonigle and Andrea E Russell},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={304 5672},
  pages={
          838
        }
}
  • Richard C. Thompson, Ylva S. Olsen, +5 authors Andrea E Russell
  • Published in Science 2004
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Millions of metric tons of plastic are produced annually. Countless large items of plastic debris are accumulating in marine habitats worldwide and may persist for centuries ([ 1 ][1]–[ 4 ][2]). Here we show that microscopic plastic fragments and fibers ([Fig. 1A][3]) are also widespread in the 

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