The Truth About Plastic Waste in the Worlds Ocean

More than 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine animals die from plastic pollution every year.

Marine litter is a vicious killer of marine mammals, seabirds, and many other life forms in the marine and coastal environment. It also entails substantial economic costs and losses to, e.g., fishermen, coastal communities, farmers, power stations, and individuals.
Read more about Marine Pollution in the report published by the United Nations Environment Programme here:https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/report/marine-litter-trash-kills

Marine litter is a vicious killer of marine mammals, seabirds, and many other life forms in the marine and coastal environment. It also entails substantial economic costs and losses to, e.g., fishermen, coastal communities, farmers, power stations, and individuals. Read more about Marine Pollution in the report published by the United Nations Environment Programme

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