Ten shocking facts on Marine Debris

Ten shocking facts on Marine Debris

Roughly 3.5 billion years ago, life on the blue planet began in the seas. Apart from being home to the earth’s tallest mountains, tallest waterfalls (yes, that is correct – tallest waterfalls) and almost 80% of all life on earth, our oceans generate 50% of the earth’s oxygen and it contributes to the sustenance and subsistence of millions of people. For all its resources and the fact that we are almost wholly dependent on it, one would think that we would take better care of it. Unfortunately it would seem that flippant ignorance and a general refusal to accept responsibility forms part of the human condition.