Plastic bags and other rubbish are collected from the waters of Manila Bay on July 3, 2014 during a campaign by environmental activists and volunteers calling for a ban of the use of plastic bags. | Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images
Conservation

These 10 Rivers Are Responsible for 90 Percent of the Plastic in the Oceans

As plastic in the world’s oceans continues to rise, researchers are pinpointing sources of pollution so that conservation efforts can stem the flow.

Published On 11/13/2017
8:20 PM EST
Rivers as source for global marine plastic pollution | Susan Walter, UFZ