The Final Destination: Plastic in the Open Oceans

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Tiani Brooke Christian

Abstract

Plastic is an essential resource for manufacturing given the limitless possibilities that it offers for packaging design, but the single greatest downfall of the material is the threat that unrecycled plastic poses to the environment, specifically marine wildlife. Researchers are working to gain a better understanding of oceanic pollution, but we know that there are at least five giant garbage patches that float in our open oceans today. The paper disucuss the problems and possible solutions for this global-marine problem.

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Christian, T. B. (2020). The Final Destination:: Plastic in the Open Oceans. Journal of Student Research at Indiana University East, 2(1), 24–33. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/jsriue/article/view/26792
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Natural Sciences & Mathematics