May 18, 2019

SUFB 787: 414 Million Pieces Of Plastic Found On Remote Island In The Indian Ocean

SUFB 787: 414 Million Pieces Of Plastic Found On Remote Island In The Indian Ocean

The plastic and debris were not made or used by a population of 600 people that live on the island. It came from other countries generated by other people.  Unfortunately, the local community will be affected by this plastic pollution for decades...


Researchers have found a massive amount of plastic on a remote island in the Indian Ocean. The plastic and debris were not made or used by a population of 600 people that live on the island. It came from other countries generated by other people. 

Unfortunately, the local community will be affected by this plastic pollution for decades to come as it will take a lifetime to get rid of all of the plastic. The presence of plastic pollution will affect tourism and could affect the local economy.

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