Future of the Environment

A new $2 million prize to stop plastic waste taking over the oceans

A man collects recyclable plastic materials, washed ashore by waves, which will be sold for 21 pesos ($0.48) in exchange for food in Manila  August 2, 2008. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES) - RTR20K6N

Rising tide: A man collects plastic on the beach near Manila Image: REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

Rob Opsomer
Systemic Initiatives Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
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