Study warns: There could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050

A study produced by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and published by the World Economic Forum warned on the open day of the annual gathering (World Economic Forum) in Davos that plastic rubbish floating in the ocean may outnumber the fish by the year 2050.

CapeTalk’s John Maytham spoke to Dr. Tony Ribbink, CEO of Sustainable Seas Trust about the study Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

I think this is a wake up call

Dr. Tony Ribbink, CEO of Sustainable Seas Trust

Listen to the full conversation on the John Maytham Show:

It doesn’t mean getting rid of plastic, what they are saying is that we need to be more sensible about the way we use plastic

Dr. Tony Ribbink, CEO of Sustainable Seas Trust

If we can recycle plastic and work with government, tourism industry and schools, to really clean-up our country

Dr. Tony Ribbink, CEO of Sustainable Seas Trust
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