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The Truth About Plastic Waste In The Worlds Oceans

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Waste Enters our Oceans Through Many Ways.

waste reaching oceans includes sewage disposal, fertilizers from farms, solid garbage from cities/industries, and oil spills and drains. All of these raise the ocean’s contamination levels, which has already horrifyingly damaged the food chain of marine life.

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch, OPDERA.ORG, plastic waste, plastic, ocean, ocean plastic

Sharks are a Critically Endangered Species.

The number of oceanic sharks and rays worldwide has fallen by 71% over the last 50 years, according to a study that found that some formerly abundant, wide-ranging species — including the Great Hammerhead — have declined so steeply that they are now classified as critically endangered.

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