Mission 'Planet Ocean'
A report for the UK Government has warned the amount of plastic in the ocean is set to triple in less than a decade. Foresight Future of the Sea Report has been written by experts to brief the UK Government on short-term and long-term issues of concern, the report has been signed off by ministers from four different departments. One of the report’s authors, Prof Edward Hill from the UK National Oceanography Centre told BBC News: "The Ocean is critical to our economic future. Nine billion people will be looking to the ocean for more food. Yet we know so little of what's down there."
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