Plastic Waste in the Nile River

According to a June 8, 2020 Sky News story https://inews.co.uk/culture/plastic-pollution-river-nile-documentary-sky-alex-crawford-434514 “… There’s no easy way of telling you this but you’re probably eating plastic. If not now, then this is the nightmare scenario of the very near future. That’s my team’s conclusion after months of investigation along the world’s longest river, the Nile. While filming … [the Sky News] documentary, “The Plastic Nile” https://www.nowtv.com/watch/the-plastic-nile-2020/A5EK6FLdRQ4pz1iNygauu we uncovered a tsunami of plastic littering Africa’s greatest river from its source, right through to where it empties into the Mediterranean Sea … what we found struck a fair amount of fear and alarm into everyone working on the production. We commissioned what was astonishingly the world’s first scientific investigation into plastic pollution in Nile fish and discovered a staggering three-quarters of the fish … had plastic inside them …” #NileRiver #MicroPlastics #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic