publication . Report . 2011

Marine debris: global and regional impacts

Torres N,Daniel; Berguño B,Jorge;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Universidad de Magallanes
Abstract
A synthesis on the Marine Debris problem is given upon de basis of the general knowledge on the matter as well as that obtained at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island, South Shetland, Antarctica. It is suggested to improve the database on marine debris through permanent scientific research as well as with monitoring activities. It is necessary to coordinate key groups to apply strategies to identify types, sources, amount, interactions and socio-economic aspects of this global and regional problem. It would be necessary to develop basic marine indices with the purpose to share a wide knowledge and information about the problem in a transparent way. The Global Progr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Marine debris, marine pollution, CEP, ATCM, Antarctica, UN
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