More plastic than fish? Business leader and philanthropist Wendy Schmidt talks ocean health at U of T event

December 9, 2019

By 2050, there could be more plastic in the world’s oceans by weight than fish. This was just one of many shocking statistics philanthropist Wendy Schmidt presented at a recent University of Toronto School of the Environment lecture titled “What We Don’t Know About the Oceans Can Kill Us.” “I’m worried that growing populations are …

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Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

December 9, 2019

A new global project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries has been launched today (5 December) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway. Plastic litter in the oceans is …

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