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Vol 72, No 4 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
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Potential effect of ocean pollution on human health, marine species, and health of the planet: adopting a planetary approach to a planetary problem

Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen1, Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye1, Nimat Toyosi Ajide-Bamigboye1
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Pubmed: 35146735
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IMH 2021;72(4):308-309.
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  1. Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

open access

Vol 72, No 4 (2021)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Submitted: 2021-09-10
Accepted: 2021-09-10
Published online: 2021-12-30

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Potential effect of ocean pollution on human health, marine species, and health of the planet: adopting a planetary approach to a planetary problem

Journal

International Maritime Health

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Vol 72, No 4 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

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308-309

Published online

2021-12-30

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1124

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2021.0057

Pubmed

35146735

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IMH 2021;72(4):308-309.

Authors

Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen
Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye
Nimat Toyosi Ajide-Bamigboye

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