10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

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10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by John Frum » Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:37 am

Just 10 rivers are carrying 90% of the plastic entering the oceans, a study has found.

Two of them are in Africa - the Nile and the Niger - while the others are in Asia: the Indus, Ganges, Amur, Mekong, Pearl, Hai he, Yellow and Yangtze.

https://news.sky.com/story/just-10-rive ... s-11167581


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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by Heywood » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:05 am

I have seen rivers like that in 3rd world countries... sad. So much shit and plastic in them, you could almost walk across them. It's like Mexico, the rivers are open sewers. Raw sewage dumped right into them. Then they wonder why they have a drinking water issue, or worse, health issues from drinking that fetid water.

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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by Richard » Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:45 pm

Heywood wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:05 am
I have seen rivers like that in 3rd world countries... sad. So much shit and plastic in them, you could almost walk across them. It's like Mexico, the rivers are open sewers. Raw sewage dumped right into them. Then they wonder why they have a drinking water issue, or worse, health issues from drinking that fetid water.
All the more reason for them to stay in their own shitholes.

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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by JohnB » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:29 pm

I recall I was on the OSA Peninsula in Costa Rica. Very remote and bucolic.

Except the local river was full of trash.
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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by John Frum » Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:38 am

Richard wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:45 pm
Heywood wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:05 am
I have seen rivers like that in 3rd world countries... sad. So much shit and plastic in them, you could almost walk across them. It's like Mexico, the rivers are open sewers. Raw sewage dumped right into them. Then they wonder why they have a drinking water issue, or worse, health issues from drinking that fetid water.
All the more reason for them to stay in their own shitholes.
or better yet in kalifornia
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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by Richard » Wed May 01, 2019 6:49 am

John Frum wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:38 am
Richard wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:45 pm
Heywood wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:05 am
I have seen rivers like that in 3rd world countries... sad. So much shit and plastic in them, you could almost walk across them. It's like Mexico, the rivers are open sewers. Raw sewage dumped right into them. Then they wonder why they have a drinking water issue, or worse, health issues from drinking that fetid water.
All the more reason for them to stay in their own shitholes.
or better yet in kalifornia
We’d have to build a wall.

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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by Ami Bidasse » Wed May 01, 2019 7:18 pm

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10 Rivers carry 90 of plastic waste in ocean

Post by Barrywrorp » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:13 pm

Yep get a plastic welder and the right filler rod or use some scrap plastic from an identical fender. Cut into strips.

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Re: 10 Rivers carry 90% of plastic waste in ocean

Post by AbeFroman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:40 pm

I was watching Univision news lately. They had a report from the river separating Guatemala from Mexico. Illegals swimming through a river of fast moving garbage.

BTW, Univision has much better reporting on the invasion than you’ll see on US news.

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