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The Ocean Cleanup finds 1.15 to 2.41 million metric tons of plastic enter oceans from rivers

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:04 AM
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by lacygcooke@gmail.com (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jun 07, 2017

How much plastic do rivers dump into the world's oceans? The Ocean Cleanup decided to find out. They conducted what they say is the "first-ever estimate of plastic emissions from rivers" and the results are shocking, as in, between 1.15 and 2.41 million metric tons shocking. Knowing the origins of plastic trash will help them better deploy their plastic-scooping cleanup arrays. Related:




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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