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Report: Plastic to Outweigh Fish in Oceans by 2050

There will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050, according to a report by the World Economic Forum released Tuesday. Plastic has become the most used material everywhere and every day in the modern economy for its combination of functionality and very low production costs.   Its use, especially in packaging, which is the focus of the report, has increased 20 times in the past 50 years, to 311 million tons in 2014, and is expected to double again in 20...

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