Plastic Earth

Nagendra, Harini (2023) Plastic Earth. Deccan Herald.

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We are still recovering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. An alarming recent paper published in the Proceedings of the US National Academy of Sciences estimates that the oceans contain 1-5 million tons of plastic. Anywhere between 82-358 trillion tiny pieces of plastic are on the ocean’s surface, mostly produced after 2005, when the amount of plastic produced in factories across the world began to grow exponentially.

Item Type: Newspaper Article
Authors: Nagendra, Harini
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Opinion, Prism, Plastic, Pollution, Covid-19
Subjects: Social sciences > Law > Labor, social, education & cultural law > Miscellaneous social problems and services > Environmental protection > Pollution and noise
Divisions: Azim Premji University > Research Centre
Full Text Status: Public
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