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Oher sea creatures are dying from malnutrition because they are filling their bellies with microplastic particles. Sadly, swallowing this garbage leaves no room for life-sustaining food.
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Plus, harmful chemicals found in plastics can leak into the ocean and contaminate fish. Unfortunately, humans who eat fish that ingested these toxins can also face health risks. Marine biologists and researchers across the globe have recognized the problem for years, and it seems to be getting worse. Last month, a United States explorer broke the record for making the deepest ever dive.
What did he find among the sea creatures on the seafloor? He found a plastic bag and candy wrappers. For the G20 deal to succeed, cities, businesses, and people must also commit to helping reduce plastic waste. In one amazing effort, a group of scuba divers reportedly set a Guinness World Record for the largest underwater cleanup. Notably, the crew picked up over 1, pounds of lead fishing weights alone from the ocean floor in Florida.
Simple ways to reduce plastic waste include recycling, drinking water from a reusable tumbler instead of a single-use plastic water bottle, and using a stainless-steel straw instead of a plastic one.
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Overall, with more nations and citizens getting onboard to fight climate change , the G20 initiative to reduce plastic waste in the ocean marks another positive step toward a global effort in protecting the planet for future generations. Sign in Join. Sign in.
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