It has been estimated that nine million tons of plastic waste find its way into the oceans every year. That is nearly one third of all plastic produced. About 20% of this waste originates from ships, while the bigger part is land-borne – carried to the sea by sewers, rivers, wind or tides.
WissensWerte: Habitat Ocean
About 70% of our planet is covered by oceans and seas. They are a source of food, way of transportation, oxygen producer, and more.
Source: edeos – digital education