A South Korean minister said today that the country aimed to go perfect-neutral in marine plastic litter by 2050 amid rising worry about the plastic pollution in the ocean. Minister of Oceans and Fisheries said that the government took it seriously for the ocean to be polluted by plastic debris, vowing to completely eliminate it by 2050. According to the ocean’s ministry data, about 67,000 tons of plastic litter are annually generated in the South Korean ocean. The country aimed to reduce it by 60 percent to 27,000 tons by 2030 and cut it to zero by 2050.
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