September 1971 – vol. 64, issue 9–425 Oceanic dustbin ? The ill-starred July voyage of the Stella Maris gave wide publicity to a subject that has worried conservationists for some time, namely the dumping of industrial effluents at sea. The Stella Maris, a Dutch vessel, carried 600 tons of chemical waste classified as polychlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons, an unwanted by-product of the plastics industry; it will be recalled that high... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.