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More plastic in the sea than fish? Not if we do these 3 things. A boy collects plastic from a garbage-covered river in Manila March 21, 2010

By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the world's oceans, study says - The Washington Post

A new report has highlighted plastic pollution as one of the biggest threats facing the oceans

Plastic trash on Kamilo Beach

World Economic Forum on Twitter: "More plastic in the sea than fish? Not if we do these 3 things https://t.co/YMiU50rJaE #wef17… "

Banning plastic straws won't save the ocean. But we should do it anyway.

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How much plastic is there in the ocean?

Marine debris and plastic pollution along the coastline of Haiti

A girl recycles plastic bottles in Indonesia

A fish sculpture made from plastic

A child collects plastic cups from a polluted river in Jakarta

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Why is plastic bad for the environment and how much is in the ocean?

A boy pushes a board made with plastic bottles during a surfing lesson at a beach

Bycatch mortalities include dolphins, marine turtles, juvenile fish, sharks and seabirds

Top 10 Dangers of Plastic Pollution and How You Can Fight Back

Scientists studying reefs in the Asia-Pacific region found that corals were far more likely

The amount of plastic in the ocean is estimated to be roughly 250,000 square miles which

Single-use plastics like plastic bags often don't get recycled and end up in the ocean, where they harm sea life like coral and turtles.

We Made Plastic. We Depend on It. Now We're Drowning in It.

A man collects recyclable plastic materials, washed ashore by waves, which will be sold

Waste plastics near Dakar … by 2050 there will be more plastic in the sea than

Rendering: The Ocean Cleanup. When Boyan Slat was 16, he went diving in Greece, and was shocked to see more plastic bags than fish.

The environmentThe known unknowns of plastic pollution

Some researchers estimate there will be <a href="https:/

Unlike many other human pollutants in the environment, plastic debris is very visible

The number of plastic bags on the seabed has fallen in recent years according to a

Whether or not fish feel pain has been debated for years. But the balance of evidence says yes. Now the question is, what do we do about it?

The top 10 things you need to know about the state of our oceans and what we can do to save them

Waste build-up: we need to cut use of plastic at source rather than

700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help! - One Green Planet

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Tuna fish in ocean. ShutterstockBoris Pamikov. Climate change, overfishing and pollution are major threats to oceans. Can we make things ...

Eight million tonnes of plastics enter the oceans every year, much of which has accumulated in five giant garbage patches around the planet, according to a ...

5 Simple Things You Can Do for the Ocean

8 steps to solve the ocean's plastic problem

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These 5 Marine Animals Are Dying Because of Our Plastic Trash ... Here's How We Can Help - One Green Planet

More plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, says Ellen MacArthur | Business | The Guardian

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How Plastic In The Ocean Is Contaminating Your Seafood

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The massive problem of microplastics

3. Eat sustainable seafood.

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13 Artists Who Turned Ocean Trash Into Amazing Art

photo from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

A Risso's dolphin entagled in a fishing line and plastic bags in Sri Lanka

Image: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

And over 700 a year for every single person on the planet. We can do better than that. See plastic bags used per year in real time below.

Episode seven looks at how tiny plastic particles (microplastics) may play a role in the uptake of industrial pollution in marine life.

Plastic waste in Accra, Ghana. It takes 450 years for some plastics to biodegrade

How We Can Keep Plastics Out of Our Ocean | National Geographic

Plastic pollution doesn't just dirty beaches—its effects can be felt throughout the ecosystem.

80% of Ocean Plastic Comes From Land-Based Sources, New Report Finds

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It's great that Blue Planet II is pushing hard on plastic pollution in the oceans – but please use facts, not conjecture

These Are the Most Dangerous Kinds of Plastic Polluting the Ocean

80% of Ocean Plastic Comes From Land-Based Sources, New Report Finds - EcoWatch

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There Will Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean by 2050

National Skip the Straw Day - How to Reduce Straw Use and Plastic Pollution

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic pollution dwarfs previous estimates and is 'growing exponentially' - Science News - ABC News

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22 Facts About Plastic Pollution (And 10 Things We Can Do About It) - EcoWatch

The first one, published by the Wold Economic Forum, finds that by 2050, the oceans will contain more plastic than fish ...

Fish mistaking plastic debris in ocean for food, study finds | Environment | The Guardian

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Chinese worker sorts through plastic bottles

More than half the world's sea turtles have eaten plastic, new study claims - The Washington Post

Marine litter. Photo: BoEide

Yes, plastic straws are bad, but they're just a teeny drop in the giant ocean of plastic we're swimming in. Here are other everyday plastic objects that we ...

This cute image is made from plastic trash that kids in LA found during a beach cleanup in 2012. Lou Dematteis/Spectral Q via Getty Images

... things we can do to save them. A man and a girl paddle in the Pacific Ocean at sunset in Santa Monica,

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Biodegradable plastic 'false solution' for ocean waste problem | Environment | The Guardian

Plastic in the oceans is a growing problem. And it's not just ugly: Plastic

Once the plastic is out, what should we do with it?

Sir David Attenborough in the final episode of Blue Planet II

Ocean Trash Plaguing Our Sea

More plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, says Ellen MacArthur | Business | The Guardian

plastic straw bans might help ocean animals, but there's way more you could be doing