Study: Amount of plastic spewed into ocean on track to triple by 2040

Cecilia Keating
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Plastic waste on world's oceans could soar to 29 million metric tonnes by 2040, the study warns
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Plastic waste on world's oceans could soar to 29 million metric tonnes by 2040, the study warns

However, industry and government can stem the tide ocean plastic by 80 per cent in the same time frame if they act now, according to scientists

The amount of plastic which ends up in the ocean each year is set to almost triple by 2040 unless governments and industry dramatically ramp up their anti-plastic efforts, scientists have warned. A...

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