In the oceans, ocean currents form gyres, i.e. giant eddies. These gyres are located at different latitudes [...].
The problem of floating waste at sea is directly linked to human activities on land, not just those close to the sea, [...].
Let's be as committed to keeping our coastline clean as we are to keeping our sidewalks clean!
With over 8M tonnes of plastic dumped into the oceans every year, and political decisions slow to take effect, it looks as if only industry, driven by market demand, will be able to reverse this trend. Consumers are demanding more and more recycled plastics. Where do we stand?
By effectively cleaning rivers and harbours, we could remove 80% of plastics from the oceans: it's worth seeing what we can do, isn't it?