Ten rivers carry 95% of all river-borne plastic into the ocean

According to the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research in Leipzig, up to 95% of river-borne plastic comes from just ten rivers: Amur, Ganges, Mekong, Niger, Nile, Pearl River, Indus, Hai He, Yangtze, Yellow River.

Ten rivers carry 95% of all river-borne plastic into the ocean

The Yangtze is the main culprit. Yangtze River and basin: 912 tonnes of plastic deposited per day.
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Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.