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ourworldindata.org/ocean-plastics

May 1, 2021 ... Which countries and rivers emit the most plastic to the ocean? What does this mean for solutions to tackle plastic pollution?

www.montereybayaquarium.org/act-for-the-ocean/plastic-pollution

Ocean plastic pollution is a problem we can solve ... Millions of tons of plastic trash litter our coastlines and ocean, from the surface to the deep sea. Simply ...

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-57436143

Jun 11, 2021 ... Plastic from take-out and convenience food is littering rivers and oceans - but straws are not the worst offenders, according to a new study ...

conserveturtles.org/information-sea-turtles-threats-marine-debris

The Problem: Over 1 million marine animals (including mammals, fish, ... due to plastic debris in the ocean (UNESCO Facts & Figures on Marine Pollution).

www.oceanpanel.org/blue-papers/leveraging-target-strategies-to-address-plastic-pollution-in-the-context

This paper examines the leakage of plastics and other pollutants into the ocean and the resulting impacts on marine ecosystems, human health and the economy ...

www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/11/10/plastic-waste-coronavirus-ocean-contamination

Nov 10, 2021 ... Much plastic waste enters the world's oceans via major rivers, according to the researchers, who found that the three waterways most polluted by ...

www.wwf.org.uk/fight-plastic-pollution

Over 8 million tonnes of plastic are discarded into our oceans every year, polluting our oceans and choking our wildlife. We can stop this.

www.epa.gov/trash-free-waters/plastic-pollution

Nov 30, 2020 ... Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBTs) chemicals or substances pose a risk to the marine environment because they resist degradation, ...

sloactive.com/plastic-pollution

Apr 10, 2021 ... Plastics are known to accumulate persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and DDT that are known to ...

21stcenturychallenges.org/plastic-pollution-in-the-ocean

Plastics have become an integral part of our daily lives with virtually everything we do and much of the food and drink we consume involving the use of plastics ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/08/about-26000-tonnes-of-plastic-covid-waste-pollutes-worlds-oceans-study

Nov 8, 2021 ... Plastic waste from the Covid-19 pandemic weighing 25,900 tonnes, equivalent to more than 2,000 double decker buses, has leaked into the ...