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Plastics & Animals

Plastic in the ocean is a huge safety hazard for marine life. Plastic entanglement alone causes the premature death of approximately 100,000 marine animals yearly. Microplastics also contribute to the premature death of marine life. Creatures often accidentally ingest microplastics which accumulate in their body and can cause permanent damage to their digestive and reproductive …

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Trash in the Oceans

Non biodegradable materials are being thrown into the ocean at astonishing rates. About 8 million tons of plastic and 236,000 tons of microplastics find their way into the ocean annually. Accumulation has caused the formation of “trash islands” like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch which has grown to be twice the size of Texas. This …

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