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Plastics are the most common man made objects sighted at sea, with 18,000 pieces of plastic litter floating on every square kilometre of the world's oceans! • Six ...

www.rubicon.com/blog/ocean-pollution-facts

Oct 9, 2017 ... For example: Littering; Sewage; Ocean mining; Oil spills; Agricultural runoff; Toxic chemicals; Air pollutants; Maritime transportation. Effects of ...

www.conservation.org/stories/ocean-pollution-11-facts-you-need-to-know

More plastic than fish. Eight million metric tons: That's how much plastic we dump into the oceans each year. That's about 17.6 billion pounds — or the equivalent ...

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/most-common-ocean-litter.html

Cigarette butts are the most common form of marine litter. ... The fibers in cigarette filters behave just like plastics in our oceans, the UV rays ... Search Our facts ...

worldschildrensprize.org/litterfacts

Litter facts. Litter is stuff that ends up on the ground or in lakes and seas, and ... There could already be 150 million tonnes of plastic litter in the world's oceans.

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It is estimated that there are 13,000 pieces of plastic litter per square kilometre of the world's oceans. And perhaps the most worrying fact of all is that in the ...

www.sas.org.uk/our-work/plastic-pollution/plastic-pollution-facts-figures

Every day approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans. · 12 million tonnes of plastic are poured into the ocean every year.

www.lessplastic.org.uk/10-marine-litter-facts-how-reduce-plastic-pollution

Nov 11, 2016 ... 5. On average there are 46,000 pieces of plastic floating in every square mile of ocean. 6. Approximately 8 million individual pieces of marine litter ...

www.ecowatch.com/plastic-oceans-facts-images-2436857254.html

Jun 12, 2017 ... 60-90 percent of marine litter is plastic-based. 6. More than 50 percent of sea turtles have consumed plastic. 7. The average U.S. citizen ...

www.condorferries.co.uk/marine-ocean-pollution-statistics-facts

1 in 3 marine mammal species get found entangled in litter, 12-14,000 tons of plastic are ingested by North Pacific fish yearly. In the past 10 years, we've made  ...