Discarded COVID-19 masks are now littering seas and oceans
In May, the French nonprofit Opération Mer Propre reported collecting several used face masks within waves of the Mediterranean Sea. According to the organization’s report, there has been a surge in “COVID waste”, including masks, latex gloves and plastic hand sanitizer bottles, in the past 3 months. Unfortunately, this only compounds a waste problem that has been around for many years.
Original Article Source Credits: Inhabitat , https://inhabitat.com/
Article Written By : bonfacelandi
Original Article Posted on : Jun 10, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://inhabitat.com/discarded-covid-19-masks-are-now-littering-seas-and-oceans/