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[LISTEN] Sick oceans = sick planet = sick people

In the health feature, CPUT Research Chair in Oceans Economy Professor Ken Findlay chats about how pollution directly affects the inhabitants of Earth.

Professor Findlay says that the human population is increasing and as a result, we’ve turned to the ocean for food, energy and security.

We are placing increasing footprints on our oceans space.

Professor Ken Findlay, CPUT Research Chair in Oceans Economy

We’ve seen a remarkable interest in awareness campaigns that advocate against plastic pollution on the environment says Professor Findlay.

Also read: Woolies to dump wasteful plastic packaging

He adds that there will be a lag between awareness campaigns, making people aware and an actual change in their behaviour.

Without driving that awareness we are not going to see that behavioural change.

Professor Ken Findlay, CPUT Research Chair in Oceans Economy

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