Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean

  title={Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean},
  author={Jenna R. Jambeck and Roland Geyer and Chris Wilcox and Theodore R. Siegler and Miriam E. Perryman and A L Andrady and Ramani Narayan and Kara Lavender Law},
  pages={768 - 771}
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