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New plastic garbage patch discovered in Arctic Ocean

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 21, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Apr 20, 2017

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch isn't the only place where plastic pollution is gathering in the world's oceans. An international team of scientists recently discovered a new garbage patch in the Greenland and Barents seas north of Norway. Between 100 and 1200 tons of plastic have concentrated there, threatening wildlife already grappling with climate change.






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