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25Jul/20

Research Finds Plastic Flows Into the Ocean Expected to Triple by 2040–but Immediate Action Could Stem Tide by More Than 80%

A new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts and SYSTEMIQ finds that without immediate and sustained action, the annual flow of plastic into the ocean could nearly triple by 2040. But the study also identifies solutions that could cut this volume by more than 80 per cent using technologies that are available today, if key decision-makers are willing to make systemwide changes. Read more