Academic English Skills Coursework 1: Source Evaluation and Essay Outline
Plastic pollution is becoming recognised as a major problem for our environment and living
organisms. Identify and evaluate two methods of addressing plastic pollution at either national or
local government level.
Part 1: References
List a minimum of SIX sources which you have found to be reliable and appropriate for academic use which are relevant to your essay title.
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