A research ship has found that the world’s oceans have been ‘plasticized’. Here are the main points:
- A research expedition has found plastic in the last unexplored part of the ocean
- The crew, which includes packaging experts, is studying the effects on marine life of plastic pollution
- It will next attempt to measure the density and toxicity of Japanese tsunami debris
- Plastic in the ocean has increased 100-fold in the last 40 years, scientists estimate
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