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Channelling passion for the ocean towards plastic pollution

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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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We thank M. P. White for comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.

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  1. School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK

    • Sabine Pahl
  2. School of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK

    • Kayleigh J. Wyles
  3. School of Biological and Marine Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK

    • Richard C. Thompson

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