21 Mar '18, 12pm

Levels of #plastics in the #oceans to treble in the next decade! #STOPthePlasticTide

Ocean plastic set to treble in the next ten years By: Clare Fischer Date posted: 21 March 2018 A new report suggest the world needs a ‘Mission to Planet Ocean” approach to change the “out of sight, out of mind” attitude when it comes to what’s happening below the waves. © Rich Carey / Shutterstock Show copyright information We know less about the bottom of the sea than the moon or Mars, but nothing lives on the moon or Mars, but things live in our ocean and they’re vitally important to us. Professor Ed Hill , Executive director of the National Oceanography Centre Among the findings of the Foresight Future of the Sea Report for the UK Government was a warning that plastic in the ocean could treble in a decade unless there is serious action to curb litter getting into our seas. Plastic is one of a number of environmental issues facing the world’s seas, along with rising sea ...

Full article: https://www.mcsuk.org/news/plastic_increase_third

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