The Arctic Ocean Is Becoming A ‘Dead End’ For Your Trash

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

The Arctic Ocean has become a “dead end” for the plastic floating through our oceans, scientists say.

A new study published Wednesday in Science Advances found that the Arctic Ocean is accumulating high concentrations of plastics ― specifically in the Greenland and Barents seas. The plastic trash is brought in from distant regions by currents in the Atlantic Ocean, creating a sort of “plastic conveyor belt,” as the researchers put it, …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green

      

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