TITLE

Bottles send pollution message to Australia

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Ian
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that messages in bottles which were thrown overboard in 1977 have resulted in calls to comb the beaches of Australia and New Zealand for evidence of pollution. Nigel Wise and his study of the vegetation of Tristan de Cunha; Establishing a baseline for the volume of rubbish in the oceans; The circumpolar current; Convergence of ocean-borne rubbish on Australia.
ACCESSION #
9107222035

 

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