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Remote Island Chain Has Few People But Hundreds Of Millions Of Pieces Of Plastic
The Cocos Keeling Islands make up barely 6 square miles in the Indian Ocean. It's a good place to measure debris because almost no one lives there. Scientists were flabbergasted by what they found.
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The Island Kitchen
Undiscovered culinary treasures from islands in the Indian Ocean, how Helsinki’s iconic Savoy restaurant is being updated for the 21st century and how top chef Dan Giusti intends to fix US school lunches.
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Scientists find shocking levels of plastic pollution
Fresh evidence of the pollution that pervades the world’s oceans has come to light with the discovery of huge amounts of debris littering the coastline of some remote islands in the Indian Ocean. Clive Cookson, FT science editor, discusses the evidence and its implications with Leslie Hook, FT environment correspondent.Contributors: Josh Noble, weekend news editor, Leslie Hook, environment correspondent, and Clive Cookson, science editor. Producer: Fiona Symon