Not especially work related but this is a real issue and an opportunity. Time to invent 'gulper ships' who gather up the oceans of plastic for recycling or conversion to energy. Could be UN funded?
BBC World Service programme Business Daily looks at the rising tide of plastic clogging up our oceans. Millions of tons of plastic waste are finding their way into the sea every year. The programme hears from yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur, who describes the crisis of plastic pollution affecting the world's oceans. What is to be done? Jump media playerMedia player helpOut of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue. Ellen MacArthur describes the crisis of plastic pollution affecting the world's oceans.