Plastic pollution challenges in marine and coastal environments: from local to global governance

  title={Plastic pollution challenges in marine and coastal environments: from local to global governance},
  author={Joanna Vince and Britta Denise Hardesty},
  journal={Restoration Ecology},
Plastic pollution in the marine and coastal environment is a challenging restoration and governance issue. Similar to many environmental problems, marine plastic pollution is transboundary and therefore the governance solutions are complex. Although the marine environment is unlikely to return to the condition it was in before the “plastic era,” it is an example of an environmental restoration challenge where successful governance and environmental stewardship would likely result in a healthier… 
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