Posts Tagged ‘Pacific Ocean’

The economics of the Pacific rubbish dump

Friday, March 6th, 2015

If you haven’t already, meet the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of oceanic junk that has ballooned over the last four decades. No one is sure how big it is, but it’s probably enormous. A new study in Science Magazine tried to pin down some firm numbers by digging into various data: waste generation Read more