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Article of a sailing team sailing around the whole experiencing first hand the effects of plastic pollution

A sailor’s story: The perils of plastic and the triumph of hope

UN Environment
As a visual metaphor, it was painfully apt: while Briton Dee Caffari skippered her Volvo Ocean Race crew through the Atlantic, they spotted a wheelie bin floating in the sea. “It was crazy. We said, ‘there’s something in the water,’ and as we passed it we realised what it was. It was obviously submerged and you could just see the top but it…Read More
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Online article about plastic pollution

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic | UNEPMAP

Patrick Mwangi<pdnmwangi-at-gmail.com>
• UN Environment launches major global #CleanSeas campaign to end marine litter • More than 8 million tonnes of plastic leaks into the ocean each year – equal to dumping a garbage truck of plastic every minute UN Environment launched today an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics…Read More
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