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Waste in the marine environment

Waste in the marine environment

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine pollution -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Bibliography,
  • Marine pollution -- Bibliography,
  • Estuarine pollution -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTed L. Burch
    GenreBibliography
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1989-90, reel 5, fr. 00607
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15457816M

      marine environment, and the rationale for the assess-ment. The principal purpose of the assessment is to provide an improved evidence base, to support policy and management decisions on measures that might be adopted to reduce the input of microplastics to the oceans. The GESAMP assessment can be con- Marine photosynthesis provides for at least half of the primary production worldwide Photosynthesis in the Marine Environment constitutes a comprehensive explanation of photosynthetic processes as related to the special environment in which marine plants live. The first part of the book introduces the different photosynthesising organisms of the

       Controls on the marine fixed nitrogen content 37 The marine nitrogen cycle, carbon cycle, and climate 40 The anthropogenic perturbation 41 6. Conclusions 43 Acknowledgements 43 References 43 1. Introduction The marine nitrogen cycle is perhaps the most complex and therefore the most fascinating among all biogeochemical cycles in Marine debris, defined as any persistent manufactured or processed solid material discarded, disposed of or abandoned in the marine and coastal environment, has been highlighted as a contaminant of global environmental and economic concern. The five main categories of marine debris comprise of plastic, paper, metal, textile, glass and ://

      Marine Environment from Land-based Activities, as well as the adoption of coordinated strategies ” – “commit to take action to, by , based on collected scientific data, achieve significant reductions in marine debris to prevent harm to the coastal and marine environment” – Marine litter results from human behaviour, whether accidental or intentional. The greatest sources of it are land-based activities, including: waste released from dumpsites near the coast or river banks, the littering of beaches, tourism and recreational use of the coasts, fishing industry activities and /addressing-land-based-pollution/marine-litter-issue.


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In the marine environment, the most well documented impacts are entanglement and ingestion by wildlife. Other The book familiarizes readers with the intricacies and challenges of managing coasts and oceans more sustainably, and guides them through the maze of concepts and strategies, laws and policies, and the various actors that define our ability to manage marine  › Environmental Sciences › Aquatic Sciences.

The contributors also focus on the effectiveness of recent technologies in mitigating environmental impacts, particularly those for managing plastics in the solid waste stream. Plastic and design engineers, polymer chemists, material scientists, and ecologists will find Plastics and the Environment to be a vital resource to this critical :// Microplastics originate from a variety of sources, but these can be broadly categorized as primary: the direct release of small particles, for example, as a result of release of pellets or powders, or secondary, which results from fragmentation of larger items (Andrady ; Cole et al.

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