The Ocean’s Plastic Footprint Reaches the Arctic

In her recent excursion to the Arctic, Dr. Rachel Obbard, assistant professor at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, noted an accumulation of plastic debris in the Arctic Ocean. A specialist in polar ice, Obbard was concerned about the volume of micro-plastic inside the ice of perhaps one of the most pristine areas of the planet. (…)

maritime-executive.com, 19/09/2014

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