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Category: pollution

OCEANS OF PLASTIC by Patrick King II, Planetarium Educator

One of the biggest threats to our ocean ecosystems is plastic waste. Each year, thousands of pounds of single-use cups, straws, bags and other debris make their way into our waterways. We know this trash causes serious issues for our marine life, but just how much and what can you do about it? How much plastic is in the ocean? via GIPHY There is anywhere from 93 to 236 thousand metric tons of plastic floating in our oceans, of which 269,000 tons floats on the surface.... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 7/23/18
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