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Oceans will soon contain more plastic than fish

Posted: 01.25.2016 no comments

 

“‘The best research currently available estimates that there are over 150 million tonnes (165 million tons) of plastics in the ocean today,’ [a] report reads. ‘In a business-as-usual scenario, the ocean is expected to contain 1 tonne (1.1 tons) of plastic for every 3 tonnes of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight).’

In other words, in just 34 years, plastic trash in the ocean will outweigh all the fish in the sea.”

 

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