Tag: marine life

Microplastics Highest in the Maldives, Study Finds

Microplastics Highest in the Maldives, Study Finds

Microplastics is everywhere and according to a recent study, the island chain of the Maldives, known for its rich marine biodiversity, has the highest level of pollution with microplastics, both on its beaches and on the waters near the shore. The study, led by marine scientists from the Flinders University […]

Cigarette Butts: Some of the Major Ocean Pollutants

Cigarette Butts: Some of the Major Ocean Pollutants

Pollution is one of the major threats for the ocean along with climate change. Even though there are efforts being done, the pollution has not reduced in terms of plastic, garbage, and other waste. Believe it or not, estimates show that 15 to 51 million pieces of plastic are already […]