Marine plastics

What happens to plastic in the sea?
Marine plastics
Plastics have brought huge benefits to our society. But with those benefits come environmental problems. Too often, plastic ends up as waste, as marine litter polluting the oceans, or as litter on our beaches. Our 2017 infographic highlights the estimated amount of different plastic sources found in the sea, where these plastics are found and the consequences of this for the natural environment.

See the references for the infographic here.

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