Plastics and the Environment

Scientists find plastic pollution in the rain and in the air we breathe

Plastic pollution is a major problem worldwide Image: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Sean Fleming
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The pathway by which plastic enters the world's oceans.
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Plastic ocean input from top 20 rivers, 2015. Image: Our World in Data
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