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Plastic Chunks Found on Remote Arctic Ice

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Oct 4, 2017.

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    Plastic in the oceans is widespread, but now scientists how found a new source: melting ice. Polystyrene pieces were found in the remote Arctic (1,000 miles from the North Pole). This shows how widespread plastic pollution in the oceans is. Scientists estimate there are 5 trillion pieces of plastic on the surface of the oceans. Some 300 million tons of plastics are produced a year, and half is single-use plastics.

    Read more here (story #3).

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