OCEAN PLASTIC IN THE NEWS
OCEAN PLASTIC NEWS ARTICLES
Every week there is a news article relating to plastics in our oceans. As more and more of the world press are taking note of the scale of this problem then more and more people are becoming educated about the dangers. A recent UN Ocean Conference has made great progress with many countries agreeing to tackle the issue. It is a start but it also needs governments, industries and individuals to work together to make real change.
UN Ocean Conference – background information and outcomes
Daily Mail – Global Rivers revealed to be major source of ocean plastic pollution
Plastic Whale – Dead whale had plastic in it’s stomach
Big Think – Where is all the plastic in the oceans coming from?
Mural on the Beach – Kids in California come together to highlight the problem of ocean plastic – maybe your school or group could do something similar?