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© 2017 by Diana García Benito

PLASTIC: Marine Animal Extinction is the Real Cost of Convenience

January 2, 2018

 

-Globally, we produce 300 million tons of plastic every year, 78 percent of which is NOT reclaimed or recycled.

 

-Around 8.8 million tons of plastic get dumped into the oceans every year!

 

-700 marine animals are faced with extinction due to the threat that plastic poses to them in the form of entanglement, pollution, and ingestion.

 

-50 percent of sea turtles have plastic in their stomachs.

 

-By 2050, 99 percent of all seabird species will have ingested plastic waste.

 

More info at :
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/how-plastic-impacts-marine-animals-lets-crushplastic/

 

 

 

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