bbc.com 01 May, 2021 00:00 am

Do you know where plastic waste in the oceans is coming from?

Do you know where plastic waste in the oceans is coming from?
The Ocean Cleanup suggests plastic pollution comes from more rivers in the world than previously thought.

Do you know where plastic waste in the oceans is coming from?Do you know where plastic waste in the oceans is coming from?The research was carried out by The Ocean Cleanup, who are developing technology to remove plastic waste from the Pacific Ocean, as well as from rivers themselves.Close Around 1,000 of the world’s rivers are the source of 80% of the global ocean plastic pollution, according to a new study.

The BBC’s Science Editor David Shukman spoke to their CEO Boyan Slat about the findings.Published 1 hour ago Section BBC News Subsection Science & Environment

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