The Yangtze deposits 55% of all river marine plastic pollution – but China is finally taking action

Rivers deposit 2.75 million metric tonnes of plastic into the seas each year, with just ten rivers contributing up to 95% of the world’s total waste. Five of these rivers – including the Yellow River, Hai He River, Pearl River and the Amur River – flow through China. However, the Yangtze, the third longest river … Continue reading The Yangtze deposits 55% of all river marine plastic pollution – but China is finally taking action