4ocean has removed 2,552,176 pounds of trash from the ocean and coastlines

And they could use your help! FACT #1 About 8 million metric tons of plastic are thrown into the ocean annually[1]. Of those, 236,000 tons are microplastics[2] – tiny pieces of broken-down plastic smaller than your little fingernail FACT #2 There … Continue reading 4ocean has removed 2,552,176 pounds of trash from the ocean and coastlines

Sea Salt Around The World Is Contaminated By Plastic

  Two fragments of blue microplastic surrounded by diatom phytoplanktonPhoto by: seen under a microscope Sea salt around the world has been contaminated by plastic pollution, adding to experts’ fears that microplastics are becoming ubiquitous in the environment and finding … Continue reading Sea Salt Around The World Is Contaminated By Plastic