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Amount of plastics in oceans will quadruple by 2040, major new research finds

July 2020
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Author: Brose
Company: Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
Amount of plastics in oceans will quadruple by 2040, major new research finds

The world's plastic pollution problem is vastly outpacing efforts to stop it, meaning that the volume of plastics in oceans globally will be four times higher in 2040 than in 2016, new research backed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has concluded.It found that, despite increasing numbers of pledges by corporates and governments aimed at stemming plastic pollution – and higher ambition levels of such pledges – they will ultimately fail to solve the problem. Learn more in article ...

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