New research suggests we might be thinking about the ocean plastic problem all wrong — trash dumped from ships could be a major culprit

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· About 14 million tons of plastic enter the ocean every year, 40% of which is single-use plastic.
· Some scientists estimate that there are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in oceans worldwide. A lot of that plastic ends up in giant garbage patches in the ocean.
· A new study found that the primary source of...

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