Female round-the-world crew to fight ocean plastic

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Female round-the-world crew to fight ocean plastic
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By EMMA BATHA

MORE than 300 women will join a round-the-world voyage launching in October to highlight the devastating impact of plastic pollution in the oceans and conduct scientific research into the escalating crisis.

Millions of tonnes of plastic – from food packaging to fashion fibres and fishing gear – enters the sea each year leading some marine experts to warn there could be more plastic than fish by 2050.

The two-year all-female voyage – organised by eXXpedition, a non-profit focusing on marine pollution – will collect samples from...


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