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Busting 4 Myths About Plastic Pollution

Report issued by Plastic Odyssey – Published on June 8, 2021: “…No, plastics that pollute the ocean cannot be collected by boats – The reason is that out of the 200 million tons of plastic waste in the sea, only 0.6% (1 million tons) is on the surface. There is a lot of plastic in the ocean but it is not at the surface, so where is it? The most credible hypothesis to explain this mystery: the “missing” plastic would have mostly sunk to the bottom of the water and would have partly degraded into micro-particles…”

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