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Whales, waste and sea walnuts: incorporating human impacts on the marine ecosystem within life cycle impact assessment

Whales, waste and sea walnuts: incorporating human impacts on the marine ecosystem within life cycle impact assessment

Scientific publications

Scientific publications
Scientific publications

An effect factor approach for quantifying the entanglement impact on marine species of macroplastic debris within life cycle impact assessment

Ecological Indicators, Volume 99, April 2019, Pages 61-66

John S. Woods, Gorm Rødder, Francesca Verones

Plastic waste from anthropogenic activities is accumulating in the marine environment and poses a threat to marine biodiversity. Nevertheless, tools to assess the potential ecosystem damage from plastic waste are currently lacking from sustainability assessment approaches, such as life cycle assessment (LCA) methodologies. [...]

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