Africa: We Looked for South Africa’s ‘Missing’ Plastic Litter. This Is What We Found

[The Conversation Africa] Every year, the world produces about 300 million tonnes of plastic. Somewhere between 5 million and 12 million tonnes of it finds its way into the oceans, according to a 2015 study by Jenna Jambeck and colleagues. But only a tiny fraction of that is estimated to be floating at sea – around 200,000 to 300,000 tonnes, or less than 5% of the annual input.Read the Original Article