We are in the High Arctic. No humans live here yet there is plenty of evidence of human impact.
Scientist Maya Santangelo scooped up this pile of nylon ropes and plastic waste from the shore of an otherwise pristine island in Svalbard.
I recognized that little ice cream spoon. I’ve had plenty of taste tests on just such a spoon - not once considered where it might end up after.
Over 40% of all plastics are used just ONCE.
9 MILLION TONS OF PLASTIC WASTE ENDS UP IN THE WORLD OCEAN EACH YEAR.
Do you want to rethink your plastic use? I do. Take the pledge…