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Here you can find the latest essential reports on plastic contamination of the seas

IUCN report, on how large the problem with microplastics is,

and the part played by everyday products in the total discharge to the oceans:

 

UN report (2016) on status, effects and action on marine waste:

Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastics

 

World Economic Forum´s report on the new plastics economy:

The New Plastics Economy - Rethinking the future of plastics

 

NOAA´s report on effects of marine waste in coastal waters:

Marine Debris Impacts on Coastal and Benthic Habitats

 

GESAMP expert group´s global estimate on the effects of microplastics:

Sources, fate and effects of microplastics in the marine environment: 

A global assessment

 

The Danish Environmental Authority´s report on sources of microplastics in Denmark:

Marine Litter in Nordic Waters