plastic pollution

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Aug 25, 2020
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We are living in a plastic world

David Suzuki
The constant rush to exploit resources, burn fossil fuels and create disposable plastic products for the sake of short-term profits is putting all life and health at risk.
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Mar 27, 2018
Chris Jordan’s (US) work “Gyre” depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of pounds of plastic pollution that enter the world‘s oceans every hour. All of the plastic in his image was collected from the Pacific Ocean. Image: Ars Electronica/Flickr

We're drowning in seas of plastic

David Suzuki
New research concludes the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is 16 times larger than previously estimated, with 79,000 tonnes of plastic churning through 1.6 million square kilometres of the North Pacific.
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