Ocean Action Hub

13 February 2017 - If current rates of economic growth were to continue, by 2025 the cumulative plastic waste dumped in the sea could reach 155m tonnes, according to a study. Explore The Economist's free "content hub" on the ocean, with a selection of articles on marine sustainability and issues facing the world ocean, including:

  • If the oceans were transparent, what would humans see?

  • How artificial reefs are boosting fish stocks

  • How, after years of humans damaging the high seas, the oceans are fighting back

READ MORE: http://learnmore.economist.com/story/58a17d1cb67271a267b3d1b4.

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The Economist
Plastic pollution
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Marine pollution