A Truckload Of Plastic Being Dumped Into Oceans Every Minute

According to researchers from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO and the University of Toronto in Canada, up to 11 million tonnes of plastic pollution is currently found on the ocean floor. This alarming number shows the urgent need for global action to reduce plastic waste and protect marine ecosystems.

Also read, Fossil Of The Largest Snake Ever Discovered In Gujarat

Every minute, an amount of plastic equivalent to a garbage truck’s load is dumped into the ocean. Experts estimate that the use of plastic will be doubled by 2040. The study has also stated that larger items such as nets, cups, and plastic bags, constitute a significant portion of the debris. Alice Zhu from the University of Toronto, who led the study, pointed out that the amount of plastic pollution on the ocean floor could be up to 100 times greater than that floating on the ocean’s surface.

Watch Full video on, The Iconic Journey Of The Olympic Torch

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *