Invisible pollution : emerging marine pollutants
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dc.contributor.author González Gaya, Belén es
dc.date.accessioned 2021-06-09T10:57:43Z
dc.date.available 2021-06-09T10:57:43Z
dc.date.issued 2021 es
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10550/79617
dc.description.abstract Since the start of the Anthropocene, the planet has been threatened by a number of risks associated with human activity. Among them, chemical pollution is posing conceptual and technical challenges that are particularly difficult to characterise on a global scale. We must ask ourselves, what is a pollutant? What properties are relevant in their definition? Studies on the abundance, persistence, mobility in the environment, and bioaccumulation potential of the chemical compounds we use every day are changing the paradigm of what we consider pollutants. Thus, compounds that do not cause acute toxicity can still be dangerous for the ecosystem when they continually reach the environment, exist in very high concentrations, or disperse easily. Thus, raising awareness about the forgotten pollution that we unknowingly generate but which is affecting our oceans will be essential to protect the planet. es
dc.source González Gaya, Belén. Invisible pollution : emerging marine pollutants. En: Mètode Science Studies Journal: Annual Review, 11 2021: 182-191 es
dc.title Invisible pollution : emerging marine pollutants es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.subject.unesco es
dc.identifier.doi es

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