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

Most ocean trash sits on the bottom. As unsightly as ocean pollution is, what we can't see may be worse: 70 percent of ocean garbage actually sinks to the seafloor ...

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

Oct 9, 2017 ... Fact 5: 80% of trash in the ocean is from land-based sources, including individuals, industry and improper waste management/infrastructure.

www.conserve-energy-future.com/various-ocean-pollution-facts.php

Fact 8: There is an island of garbage twice the size of Texas inside the Pacific Ocean: the North Pacific Gyre off the coast of California includes an estimated 1.8  ...

www.earthday.org/fact-sheet-plastics-in-the-ocean

Apr 5, 2018 ... Fact Sheet: Plastics in the Ocean. The billions upon billions of items of plastic waste choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers and piling up on land ...

www.noaa.gov/education/resource-collections/ocean-coasts/ocean-pollution

Each year, billions of pounds of trash and other pollutants enter the ocean. Where does this pollution come from? Where does it go? Some of the debris ends up ...

www.nrdc.org/stories/ocean-pollution-dirty-facts

Jan 22, 2018 ... The majority of the garbage that enters the ocean each year is plastic—and here to stay. That's because unlike other trash, the single-use grocery ...

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

Shocking Ocean Pollution Statistics: · GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH FACTS & SIZE · MARINE ANIMALS AFFECTED BY POLLUTION STATISTICS · TYPES OF ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/critical-issues-marine-pollution

Aug 2, 2019 ... Plastic trash litters the waters of a fishing village in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Plastic pollution is only one type of pollution that harms the marine ...

www.perseus-net.eu/site/content.php?artid=565&locale=1&sel=517

An astounding 86 per cent of all marine turtles are affected by marine debris. • Every day ships throughout the world discard 5.5 million pieces of rubbish into our ...

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

Plastic Pollution – Facts and Figures ... How does it get in the sea? Two-thirds of it comes straight from ... What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? In the North ...