Posts Tagged ‘ocean pollution’

99% of ocean plastic pollution is ‘missing’

May 10, 2022

Scientists have been trying to account for the 8 million metric tons of plastic dumped in the ocean each year assumed that alot was floating out to large garbage patches Recent measurements of trash in the patches fell far short. So where is it? A Vox video.

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Watching Plastic Pollution From Space

October 19, 2021

ESA, the European Space Agency, is tracking plastic pollution in the ocean by satellite. Animation by Rui Braz.

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