And Now Danger of Plastic Litter in Arctic Ocean

Plastic does not easily decompose. That darn plastic bag can move many thousands of miles. The sea bed in the Arctic deep sea is increasingly strewn with litter and plastic waste as reported in the advance online publication of the scientific journal Marine Pollution Bulletin by Dr. Melanie Bergmann, biologist and deep-sea expert at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association. The quantities of waste observed at the AWI deep-sea observatory HAUSGARTEN are even higher than those found in a deep-sea canyon near the Portuguese capital Lisbon.

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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1 Response to And Now Danger of Plastic Litter in Arctic Ocean

  1. lenrosen4 says:

    Hi Rashid, Thank you for finding this article. I will comment on this in a future blog on our human impact on polar regions.


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