Porthole 07 Dec 17

WHEN a shipping container carrying 7,000 plastic ducks fell overboard in the Arctic Ocean in 1992, few could have imagined the novel spill would still be causing controversy more than 25 years later. Yet producers of the BBC program Blue Planet 2 are under fire for planting hundreds of ducks in the sea as a re-enactment of the mishap. The ducks had been set free near Costa Rica during filming for a segment on pollution, but viewers took to Twitter to question the ethics of adding yet more plastic to the ocean. The Independent ...
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