Cape Town: UN DECLARE WAR ON OCEAN PLASTIC (VIDEOS)

Not only are 8 million tons of plastic dumped in coastal waters each year but oceans are also victims of overfishing, acidification and increasing global water temperatures linked to climate change.

VIDEO: The Smog of the Sea (Full Documentary)

Clean Seas

Author:
UNEP
Publisher:
UNEP
Publication Date:
22 February 2017

By 2050, there could be more plastic than fish in our oceans. UN Environment is launching the #CleanSeas campaign on February 23, 2017 to turn the …

  • Africa:   UN Declares War On Ocean Plastic

  • IPS, 23 FEBRUARY 2017

    The available data is enough for the United Nations to literally declare war on oceans plastic: more than 8 million tonnes of leaks into their waters each year – equal to dumping a… Read more »

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  • Clean Seas

    By 2050, there could be more plastic than fish in our oceans. UN Environment is launching the #CleanSeas campaign on February 23, 2017 to turn the … see more »

Photo: Christophe Launay/Race for Water 2015Ocean litter has a huge impact on wildlife.

 

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