Planetís ocean-plastics problem detailed in 60-year data set

Planetís ocean-plastics problem detailed in 60-year data setPlanetís ocean-plastics problem detailed in 60-year data set, Published online: 17 April 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01252-0Researchers find evidence of rising plastic pollution in an accidental source: log books for plankton-monitoring instruments.

Sea sick: Plastic garbage in the North Atlantic Ocean skyrocketing

Sure, we all know there's always more fish in the sea. But there's also plenty more plastic garbage.

Wed 17 Apr 19 from Phys.org

Sea sick: Plastic garbage in the North Atlantic Ocean skyrocketing, Tue 16 Apr 19 from USA today

Early ocean plastic litter traced to 1960s

Scientists "accidentally" record the history of ocean plastic, including what may have been the first plastic bag to be fished out of the ocean.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from BBC News

Ocean plastic increased 10-fold since 2000

British data finds fishing industry a major contributor to marine plastic pollution. Nick Carne reports.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Ocean survey tracks rising plastic pollution

Historical records reveal that plastic debris in the North Atlantic has soared since the 1990s

Sat 20 Apr 19 from CandEN

Rising levels of ocean plastics are officially CONFIRMED

Experts from the Marine Biological Association in Plymouth studied data taken from the Continuous Plankton Recorder between 1957 and 2016 to make the finding.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Daily Mail

Itís official: thereís more plastic in the oceans than ever before

Researchers are calling for change on all levels of society.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from ZME Science

The amount of plastic in the ocean is a lot worse than we thought, study says

If you're sad when you see stories about dead whales washing ashore with dozens of pounds of plastic in their bellies or feel guilty when you forget to bring your reusable bags to the grocery ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from CNN

Ocean plastic waste has been a problem since the 1950s, reveals 60-year plankton study

A 60-year study on plankton has revealed the dark truth about the history of ocean plastic waste. The study shows how plastics have been polluting our oceans since at least the 1950s and how ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Inhabitat

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