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Just 10 rivers to blame for millions of tonnes of ocean plastic

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 11 Oct 17

Analysis finds targeting just a few rivers could dramatically reduce marine pollution. Tim Wallace reports.

Better managing plastic waste in a handful of rivers could stem plastics in the ocean

Phys.org - Wed 11 Oct 17

Massive amounts of plastic bits that are dangerous to aquatic life are washing into the oceans and into even the most pristine waters. But how it all gets there from inland cities has not been ...

Better managing plastic waste in a handful of rivers could stem plastics in the ocean, ScienceDaily - Wed 11 Oct 17
Better managing plastic waste in a handful of rivers could stem plastics in the ocean, Eurekalert - Wed 11 Oct 17

95% of plastic in oceans comes from just TEN rivers 

Daily Mail - Wed 11 Oct 17

Researchers from Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Leipzig found that the top 10 rivers accounted for 88 to 95 per cent of the total global load.

Scientists trace path of inland plastic pollution from rivers to ocean

UPI - Wed 11 Oct 17

A team of researchers have identify ten rivers around the world where plastic waste mismanagement is most severe.