marine litter

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00:57 Sep 28, 2020
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Science - Environment & Ecology
Additional field(s): Fisheries, Government / Politics, Science (general), Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: marine litter
Definition from TermCoord:
According to the European Commission, more than 80% of marine litter is plastics. Together they constitute 70% of all marine litter items. Due to its slow decomposition, plastic accumulates in seas, oceans and on beaches in the EU and worldwide. Plastic residue is found in marine species – such as sea turtles, seals, whales and birds, but also in fish and shellfish, and therefore in the human food chain.

Example sentence(s):
  • Marine litter presents a huge problem in our oceans, with some scientists warning that, by 2050, the quantity of plastics in the oceans will outweigh fish. International Maritime Organization
  • During the discussion it became clear that a mix of measures needs to be established on different levels in order to successfully reduce marine litter. For this, a stronger horizontal coordination between the different policy fields and administrative departments relevant for the sources and management of marine litter is indispensable. Ecologic
  • Within marine litter, plastics typically constitute the dominant pollutant item and sometimes can account for up to 100% of marine litter pollution in a specific area (Galgani, Hanke, and Maes, 2015; Williams and Simmons, 1997; Worm et al., 2017). BioOne
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5פסולת ימית
Ittai Hen


  

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פסולת ימית


Definition from wikipedia:
פסולת ימית היא פסולת שנוצרה בידי אדם ואשר הושלכה במתכוון או שלא במתכוון למקווי מים גדולים, בדרך כלל אוקיינוס, ים או אגם

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  • חוקרים מסווגים פסולת ימית לשני סוגים עיקריים: פסולת ממקור יבשתי ופסולת מן הים. - wikipedia  
Ittai Hen
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