Plastic pollution: It is time for citizen science to get the credit it deserves

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Plastic pollution: It is time for citizen science to get the credit it deserves

Businesses and governments should support citizen science initiatives in every way they can, writes Surfers Against Sewage's Hugo Tagholm

Earlier this month, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a report which outlined that the amount of plastic waste produced globally is on track to triple by 2060....

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