Volvo Ocean Race – every 37 seconds a piece of plastic rubbish

Plastic Soup, Indian Ocean, Volvo Ocean Race, Bauke, recycling, plastics, climate change

Team Brunel sailing skipper Bouwe Bekking worried about plastic soup in Indian Ocean

Skipper Bouwe Bekking from Team Brunel reported: ‘A bit of a sad message. Why? There was so much plastic in the Indian Ocean.

I started counting in several intervals of 10 minutes, for a duration of four hours, to get a good average of the amount of plastic what I could see floating by. Every 37 seconds I saw a piece of rubbish floating by!

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