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oceanblueproject.org/ocean-plastic-pollution-facts

Today, we see how it has grown into the ocean over the last 70 years. Now, the world is producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic annually. Half of what we ...

www.marineinsight.com/environment/causes-and-effects-of-ocean-dumping

It is a well-known fact that nearly 70% of the earth is filled with water in the form of different kinds of water bodies such as ...

us.whales.org/our-4-goals/create-healthy-seas/facts-about-plastic-pollution

Between 19 and 23 million metric tonnes of plastic are estimated to have entered the marine environment in 2016, either floating in garbage patches, sinking to the  ...

www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/headlines/society/20181005STO15110/plastic-in-the-ocean-the-facts-effects-and-new-eu-rules

Oct 5, 2018 ... Plastic waste is increasingly polluting the oceans and according to one estimation, by 2050 the oceans could contain more plastic than fish by ...

study.com/academy/lesson/ocean-pollution-facts-lesson-for-kids.html

The Biggest Polluter. Believe it or not, most ocean pollution comes from land. Fertilizer from lawns and farms, motor oil, and sewage are washed into local streams ...

www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/jan/20/from-oil-use-to-ocean-pollution-five-facts-about-the-plastics-industry

Jan 20, 2016 ... From oil use to ocean pollution: five facts about the plastics industry · The plastics industry uses as much oil as the aviation sector · One truck ...

www.thebalance.com/pollution-facts-economic-effect-4161042

How Air, Water, and Plastic Pollution Affect the Economy ... Plastic pollution costs $13 billion in economic damage to marine ecosystems per year.28 This ...

blogs.svvsd.org/rosanah14/2017/03/01/post-4

Mar 1, 2017 ... Post #4 Ocean Pollution Facts ... This week, I researched more about where the ocean's pollution comes from and found many results. I think I was ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_pollution

Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects and particles in the Earth's environment ... It is estimated that 1.1 to 8.8 million tonnes of plastic waste enters t...

www.greenpeace.org/usa/oceans/preventing-plastic-pollution

Our planet can no longer tolerate a culture of throw-away plastics. For too long, corporations have put the onus on all of us to deal with their own failed design ...