With millions of tons of plastic in oceans, more scientists studying impact

June 16, 2014


Scientists study impact of plastics in oceans - "We estimate we're going to have millions of tons of plastic going into the ocean with, so far, unknown consequences," said Jenna Jambeck, a UGA environmental engineer who is among a group of scientists researching ocean trash and its impact on the environment and marine life. National Geographic files the report.

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