TITLE

The Plastisphere-- The Making of a Plasticized World

AUTHOR(S)
Eriksen, Marcus
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Tulane Environmental Law Journal;Summer2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on plastic pollution and its impact on the wildlife. Topics discussed include the impact of plastic and plasticizers on human health, fate of plastic pollution in the ocean and producer's responsibility for plastic pollution in the Twenty-First Century. Other topics include the Convention on Biological Diversity, and additives and contaminants found in consumer plastic products that raise human health and ecological concerns such as polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs).
ACCESSION #
95969042

 

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