Category: Press

BBC: build up of plastics has grown

Big rise in North Pacific plastic waste By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News The quantity of small plastic fragments floating in the north-east Pacific Ocean has increased a hundred fold over the past 40 years. Scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography documented the big rise when they trawled the waters off California. They […]

NEED FOR PLASTICS AND FISHING LINE CLEANUP GAINS SUPPORT

By Captain Donald A. Voss Operations Director Marine Cleanup Initiative Inc. Marine Cleanup Initiative Inc (MCII) was founded some nine years ago to address the repercussions of the disposal of monofilament fishing line, plastics, casting nets, cargo nets, and miscellaneous fishing debris into the Sebastian Inlet. Over the years, this effort has expanded and now […]