The global threat from plastic pollution

@article{MacLeod2021TheGT,
  title={The global threat from plastic pollution},
  author={Matthew MacLeod and Hans Peter H. Arp and Mine B. Tekman and Annika Jahnke},
  journal={Science},
  year={2021},
  volume={373},
  pages={61 - 65}
}
Plastic pollution accumulating in an area of the environment is considered “poorly reversible” if natural mineralization processes occurring there are slow and engineered remediation solutions are improbable. Should negative outcomes in these areas arise as a consequence of plastic pollution, they will be practically irreversible. Potential impacts from poorly reversible plastic pollution include changes to carbon and nutrient cycles; habitat changes within soils, sediments, and aquatic… Expand
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