Earth Matters : Entanglement in Marine Debris


Around 8.8 million metric tonnes of plastic waste are dumped in the world’s oceans every year. Asia reportedly accounts as the leading source of plastic waste dumping in the ocean. Plastic waste pollution in the oceans is a worldwide problem. Sea Turtles are particularly affected by plastic waste pollution in the oceans and an approximate number of 100,000 sea turtles and caught up in ghost gear every year.
Research and Script- Shubhobroto Ghosh, World Animal Protection.
Devised and produced by Monika Gulati.