Study assesses plastic pollution in BC waters

Raincoast’s Misty MacDuffee speaks with CFAX

A new study has estimated that the inshore waters of coastal BC are filled with approximately 36,000 pieces of garbage, most of which is plastic.  CFAX host Adam Stirling speaks with Raincoast’s Misty MacDufee about the study and what it means for marine animals.

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  • End commercial trophy hunting of large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest.
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Chris Genovali, executive director of Raincoast Conservation Foundation.
Chris Genovali, Executive Director

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