Plastic Pollution: Millions of Tons of Waste End Up in Aquatic Ecosystems Every Year

Americas Now

According to the United Nations Environment Program, more than 20 million tons of plastic waste seep into the world’s aquatic ecosystems yearly. Most plastic waste comes from land-based sources and enters oceans through rivers. Central America is one of the most affected regions regarding plastic pollution. Alasdair Baverstock provides further details on this issue.