Latest world news today has come that concerns have been raised by a series of new reports that have come regarding the damage plastic waste that is doing to oceans that in turn has been harming marine animals thereby contaminating the fish that are eaten by them.
But according to US news today, it has come to known that experts have said that it is not the ocean which is the solution to problem but it is on land.
Reports were released by Global Ocean Commission, as well as the United Nations Environment Programmer that rang the alarm bell about the impact of the environment of debris on marine life.
There has been a damage of $13 billion each year due to plastic waste in oceans. This was reported by UNEP where it also mentioned that the figure might be higher than that has been estimated. By the year 2050 it has been projected that it would reach to 33 billion tons where plastic makes up 80% of litter on shorelines and oceans.
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said that plastics undoubtedly play a very important role in modern life but one cannot ignore the environmental impacts of the way that they use.
According to weekly world news, more than 10 to 20 million tons plastic end up in the ocean and that too each year from poorly managed landfills, litters and other sources. To get more current world news, do try to visit this space daily to remain updated.