Sailing Seas of plastic

How much plastic is floating in our oceans?

Based on measurements from 24 expeditions a recent study estimates
a total mass of floating plastic debris of about 268,000 tonnes.

This map shows the global plastic distribution where each dot represents 20 kg of plastic

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Plastic Pollution in the World’s Oceans:

More than 5 Trillion Plastic Pieces Weighing over 250,000 Tons Afloat at Sea

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