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Reading and Websites – Summer 2014
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The Global Plastic Breakdown: How Microplastics Are Shredding Ocean Health
VOLUME 28, NUMBER 3, SUMMER 2014             

By John H. Tibbetts                                                                       back to main story  

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Reading and Websites

Algalita Marine Research Institute.

Beach Sweep/River Sweep.

Browne, Mark Anthony. “Microplastic moves pollutants and additives to worms, reducing functions linked to health and biodiversity,” Cell, December 2, 2013.

International Pellet Watch.

Marine Debris Solutions.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Debris Program.

Ocean Conservancy.

Rochman, Chelsea M. “Ingested plastic transfers hazardous chemicals to fish and induces hepatic stress,” Scientific Reports, November 21, 2013.

SmartState Center for Environmental Nanoscience and Risk at the University of South Carolina.

Southeast Atlantic Marine Debris Initiative.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Zettler, Eric R. and others, “Life in the ‘Plastisphere’: Microbial Communities on Plastic Marine Debris,” Environmental Science & Technology, June 7, 2013.

Last updated: 9/30/2014 3:21:34 PM
Reading and Websites – Summer 2014


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