Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis
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A Vietnamese mangrove draped with polythene, a whale killed after swallowing waste bags in Thai seas and clouds of underwater trash near Indonesian “paradise” islands—grim images of the plastic crisis that has gripped Asia.
Agence France-Presse. (2018, June 06). Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis. The Manila Times, p. B5.
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Plastics; Wastes; Water pollution; Waste disposal; Micro-plastic pollution; Oceans; Mangrove swamps; Greenpeace Indonesia; International Union for Conservation of Nature; Ocean Plastics Asia; Ocean Conservancy; Lundin, Carl Gustaf; Nguyen, Thi Phuong; Danielson, Joi; Ahmad, Ashov Birry; Viet, Vu Quoc
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