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Plastic Marine Debris : Environmental Science, Public Health Risks, and Policy Solutions (Hardcover)

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This book shows how toxic chemicals in plastics, which are changing the balances of our seas, are a contributing factor in the premature puberty of girls and other serious endocrine disruptions. The book familiarizes readers with the current state of plastic marine debris, using language accessible to both environmental scientists and public health and policy officials. It covers studies in marine life toxicity levels, public health implications, current trends in related public policy, and scientifically-justified recommendations for further initiatives.

Number of Pages: 400.0
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Sasha Adkins
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2017
TCIN: 51966348
UPC: 9781482255980
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-5668

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