NEW PLASTIC GARBAGE PATCH DISCOVERED IN ARCTIC OCEAN

Apr 21, 2017 by

garbage-patch/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Great Pacific Garbage Patch isn’t the only place where plastic pollution is gathering in the world’s oceans. An international team of scientists from 12 institutions in eight countries recently discovered a new garbage patch in the Greenland and Barents seas north of Norway. Between 100 and 1,200 tons of plastic have concentrated there, threatening wildlife already grappling with climate change.

 

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