‘Critical’ questions over disease risks from ocean plastics

ScienceDaily | Aug 13, 2020 at 8:41 PM
  • With millions of tons of plastic reaching the world’s oceans every year — and trillions of particles floating on the surface — the potential impacts of plastic pollution are vast.
  • This research is funded by insurer AXA XL through their Ocean Risk Scholarships Programme.
  • Geir Myre, AXA XL’s Global Head of Aquaculture, serves as a risk supervisor to Jake Bowley, providing advice on how this research is relevant to AXA XL and the wider aquaculture insurance industry.