>> There are approximately 5.25 trillions bits and chunks of plastic garbage located all around our oceans.
>> Also, about 8 million tons of plastic debris are continuously disposed of in our oceans every year.
>> 269,000 tons was the estimate of floating plastic trash bobbing in the surface of our oceans from a study in 2014.
>> As per new study reported in 2020, Researchers estimate that the Atlantic’s total plastic load is around 220 million U.S. tons.
>> There is at least 10 times more plastic polluting the Atlantic Ocean than previously believed.
>> An estimated 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic hover dangerously in the ocean waters, equal to 80,000 tons and it keeps growing every year.
>> Plastic waste kills up to one million seabirds, 100,000 sea mammals, marine turtles and countless fish each year.