Plastics and the Environment

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“Preserving rivers is crucial to maintaining sustainable ecosystems." - Molly Morse, a project scientist with the Benioff Ocean Initiative Image: Unsplash/Ant Rozetsky

Johnny Wood

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These projects are also helping to create behavioural change by educating people about pollution. Image: Clean Currents Coalition
The Clean Currents Coalition has 8 key projects operating across the world. Image: Clean Currents Coalition
A collection wheel lifts plastic waste from a collection point on the Citarum River. Image: Clean Currents Coalition

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Outstretched booms with nets attached catch debris floating on the Lat Phrao Canal. Image: Clean Currents Coalition
Locally designed, inexpensive traps help clean Vietnam's Song Hong River Image: Clean Currents Coalition
A floating boom with a metal screen attached captures plastic waste in Mexico. Image: Clean Currents Coalition

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