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Channelling passion for the ocean towards plastic pollution

Plastic pollution is caused exclusively by humans. It poses growing global threats to both the ocean and society, and requires urgent action. Using psychological principles can motivate and implement change by connecting symptoms and sources.

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Pahl, S., Wyles, K.J. & Thompson, R.C. Channelling passion for the ocean towards plastic pollution. Nat Hum Behav 1, 697–699 (2017).

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