Plastic Soup. An Atlas of Ocean Pollution by Michael Roscam Abbing


ISBN: 9781642830088

Published by Island Press

RRP $37.99

Plastic soup is everywhere. There’s no place on Earth nowadays that is genuinely free of plastic: it is in rivers and canals as well as the oceans.

In some estimates it is thought that by 2050 there will be more plastic particles than fish. Without immediate action not only will the environment start to fail, animal species will become extinct and human health will decline. This book has been written to shock yet inspire action to curb our use of plastic in our daily lives, seek out alternatives or at least use plastic in a more environmentally friendly way.

This atlas is presented in two sections – on the map and off the map.

On the map focusses on where the plastic is in the world – namely that of single use plastic, cheap short lived toys and gadgets and household time…

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