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Building a global observing system for marine debris: the IMDOS initiative

The marine pollution problem may have only started in the 1950s, but it is already impacting every part of our ocean. Now, by harmonizing data, standardizing monitoring methods, leveraging technology, and harnessing the power of a global community, the newly created Integrated Marine Debris Observing System aims to support and strengthen marine debris research.