An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic Waste

An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic Waste

https://n.pr/2TSfzKA

Plastic waste washes in from Manila Bay and the ocean, covering the beach and mangrove trees of Freedom Island, a protected area in the bay.

Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.

(Image credit: Jes Aznar for NPR)

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via Environment : NPR https://n.pr/2iBXQGl

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