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Submission + - 95% of plastic polluting the world's oceans comes from just 10 rivers (dailymail.co.uk)

schwit1 writes: Scientists analysed data on plastic from 79 sampling sites along 57 rivers. Their results showed that 10 rivers account for the majority of plastic. Targeting these rivers could halve the amount of plastic waste, experts predict.
  • Yangtze East China Sea Asia
  • Indus Arabian Sea Asia
  • Yellow River Yellow Sea Asia
  • Hai He Yellow Sea Asia
  • Nile Mediterranean Africa
  • Ganges Bay of Bengal Asia
  • Pearl River South China Sea Asia
  • Amur Sea of Okhotsk Asia
  • Niger Gulf of Guinea Africa
  • Mekong South China Sea Asia

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95% of plastic polluting the world's oceans comes from just 10 rivers

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