The Price Tag of Plastic Pollution

Economic Assessment Model: Costs emerging from Marine Plastic Pollution in land-based water sources.

Marine litter notoriously affects the ecosystems of our world’s waterways. As a result, industries such as fisheries and tourism, and even governments, continue to experience sustained economic impacts. To date, few studies have explored the topic of marine litter costs, which limits the ability of local governments to assess the problem and propose solutions or alternative legislation to address the problem.

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