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JOS… MANUEL BARROSO :
Reaching sustainability
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KAREN ELLEMANN :
Time to tackle chemicals
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MAANEE LEE :
Borrowing the present
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NANCY JACKSON :
Chemistry as nature does it
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PRITI MAHESH :
Passing the poisonous parcel
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KUMI NAIDOO :
Turning the toxic tide
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DAVID de ROTHSCHILD :
Message on a bottle
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PETER JOHN KERSHAW :
Beware Mermaidís Tears
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GWYNNE LYONS :
Pollutants with passports
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Marine Litter : A Global Challenge

Message on a bottle
David de Rothschild: Founder, Adventure Ecology

We are placing an ever-growing, devastating set of plastic fingerprints on our natural world. Every single molecule of plastic ever manufactured ó except for a very small percentage that has been incinerated ó still exists somewhere in our environment. Most apparent and shocking is the plastic waste now scattered across the surfaces and depths of our planetís oceans.

For me the reality of the situation kicked-in back in 2006 when I came across a UNEP publication:

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