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Index – Tech-Science – János Áder: By 2050, there may be more plastic in the seas than fish

One truckload of plastic waste goes into the seas and oceans every ten seconds, and the United Nations estimates that this could lead to more plastic waste in these waters than fish by 2050, in addition to overfishing, President Janos Ader said on Radio Kossuth Wednesday morning. .

In his series of interviews on the occasion of the Planet 2021 Sustainability Exhibition held in Budapest between November 29 and December 5, the Head of State emphasized the importance of protecting the seas and oceans.

He emphasized that a third of the world’s population derives its protein needs from seas and oceans, and that the abundance of saltwater fish is critical to feeding a growing population. MTI reported.

The head of state said that in addition to reducing marine pollution, much needed to change in sea fishing, which at the same time has a very dangerous lobby behind and receives about $20 billion in government aid globally.

He also drew attention to the fact that the consumption of sea fish can be replaced by freshwater fish farmed in Hungary. he added:

We have to bring out the old recipes, the recipes a few hundred years ago when we were about to die.

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