Plastic litter in oceans overestimated, study suggests

The modelling study estimated that pieces of plastic bigger than 25 millimetres make up over 95 per cent of plastic floating on the ocean.

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The preponderance of larger floating pieces suggests the total amount of plastic in the ocean is “much lower” than previously thought PHOTO: AFP/THE STRAITS TIMES

August 10, 2023

The modelling study estimated that pieces of plastic bigger than 25 millimetres make up over 95 per cent of plastic floating on the ocean.

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