The huge amount of plastic waste floating around in the world’s oceans is expected to get a lot worse in the next 35 years or so. A new report by the World Economic Forum estimates that by the weight of all the plastic in the oceans will surpass the [.
Disturbing poster from the Surfrider Foundation makes the effects of plastics in the ocean real. Recent studies estimate that fish off the west coast ingest over TONS of plastic a year! We need to all do our part to reduce & reuse.
Bottom trawling is akin to someone plowing up a wildflower meadow, just because they can, says Callum Roberts, marine biologist at the UKs York University. Others have compared it to the deforestation of tropical rainforests.