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WHOI helps lead groundbreaking study on the human and ocean health impacts of ocean plastics

For the first time, leading researchers from the fields of healthcare, ocean science, and social science have collaborated to quantify plastic’s considerable risks to all life on Earth. The Minderoo-Monaco…

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Plastic waste is ubiquitous in the global environment. A new study is highlighting the human and ocean health impacts of plastic waste in the ocean ecosystems. (Tom Kleindinst © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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