Today is World Oceans Day – And We’re Polluting the Heck out of Them

We are adding roughly 8 million tons of plastic to the oceans each year, according to  Our survival is inextricably tied to the health of the ocean. We have to do better.

“Plastic is accumulating in the world’s oceans at a staggering rate. An estimated eight million tons of plastic – the equivalent of over 26,600 Boeing 747 planes – are swept into our seas and oceans every single year, mainly via rivers and coastal urban centres, through, for example, uncaptured waste, sewage systems, road run-off and littering.”


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