Ocean Plastic Costs the World Billions of Dollars Annually

A new study published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin by a team of English and Norweign researchers, has determined that plastic litter and refuse in the oceans cost global society an estimated $2.5 Billion annually. According to the study, “4.8–12.7 million metric tons of plastic entered the world’s oceans from land-based sources in 2010 alone.” This … Continue reading Ocean Plastic Costs the World Billions of Dollars Annually