The Ecotoxicology of Plastic Marine Debris

@inproceedings{Brander2011TheEO,
  title={The Ecotoxicology of Plastic Marine Debris},
  author={Susanne M Brander and R. E. Fontana and T. Mata and Sarah A Gravem and Annaliese Hettinger and J. Bean and Amber I. Szoboszlai and C. Keiper and Meghan E. Marrero},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT The accumulation of plastic in the oceans is an ever-growing environmental concern. Plastic debris is a choking and entanglement hazard for wildlife; plastics also leach toxic compounds into organisms and ecosystems. Educating students about the marine debris problem introduces fundamental concepts in toxicology, ecology, and oceanography. Students will learn about the toxicity of plastics, collect and analyze data on plastic debris, and put their new knowledge to work by writing a… Expand
Abundance of Plastic Debris in Intertidal Surface Sediments from Arzew Gulf (Western Algeria)
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