Breakthroughs in marine paints spur TBT phase-out

A world-wide phase-out of marine anti-fouling paints containing tributyl tin (TBT) is likely to be agreed this year following a breakthrough in the performance of alternative products. Growing evidence of TBT's persistence in marine mammals, birds and deep-sea species is adding to pressure for a ban within five years.

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