TITLE

Dissolving golf balls end dolphin's distress

AUTHOR(S)
Beard, J.
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/18/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1817, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an invention by Patrick Kane of San Diego who has developed the first water-soluble golf ball that could be used on cruise liners. MARPOL, the world maritime regulatory agency, banned the dumping of all plastic refuse into the sea in 1989; Looks and hits like a regular ball; Drawback.
ACCESSION #
9205110036

 

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