Mediterranean Endangered – by Rebecca Mayer

“Alarming quantities of rubbish thrown out to sea continue to endanger people’s safety and health, entrap wildlife, damage nautical equipment and deface coastal areas around the world.” – Expedition MED

The MeDiterranean Endangered Expedition, sponsored by the Cousteau Society, has spent three years measuring plastic debris pollution in the Mediterranean Sea.

Their findings? 

“In some areas, up to six times more micro-fragments of plastic have been measured compared to plankton.”

Read the whole published report.

What can we do to protect our oceans?


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