Risk Perception of Plastic Pollution: Importance of Stakeholder Involvement and Citizen Science

@inproceedings{Syberg2018RiskPO,
  title={Risk Perception of Plastic Pollution: Importance of Stakeholder Involvement and Citizen Science},
  author={Kristian Syberg and Steffen Foss Hansen and Thomas Budde Christensen and Farhan R. Khan},
  year={2018}
}
Risk perception has a significant impact on how society reacts to a given risk. There have been cases where a mismatch between the actual risk and the perception of it has led to poor decisions on societal initiatives, such as inappropriate regulatory measures. It is therefore important that the perception of risk is based on an informed foundation acknowledging the biases and drivers that inevitably go with risk perception. Plastic pollution differs in regard to other classical risks, such as… 

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