© 2017 – CRC Press
400 pages | 25 B/W Illus.
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.
Rainbow Chaser. Growing Up Too Soon. A Summer with Algalita. Mercury. Living Plastic-Free. Global Solutions.