Plastic Pollution Has Increased a Hundredfold in Remote Parts of the South Atlantic

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/plastic-pollution-has-increased-a-hundredfold-in-remote-parts-of-the-south-atlantic

The amount of plastic debris in the ocean waters of the British islands in the South Atlantic — some of the most remote places on the planet — has increased hundredfold in the last 30 years, according to a new study in the journal Current Biology. Today, the density of plastic near the South Atlantic islands is approaching the pollution levels along industrialized North Atlantic coasts, the study finds.

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Original Title: Plastic Pollution Has Increased a Hundredfold in Remote Parts of the South Atlantic
Full Text of the Original Article: https://e360.yale.edu/digest/plastic-pollution-has-increased-a-hundredfold-in-remote-parts-of-the-south-atlantic