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

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Category: World

It coagulates into great floating “garbage patches” that cover large swaths of the Pacific. It washes up on urban beaches and remote islands, tossed about in the waves and transported across incredible distances before arriving, unwanted, back on land. It has wound up in the stomachs of more than half the worlds sea turtles and nearly all of its marine birds, studies say. And if it was bagged up and arranged across all of the worlds shorelines, we could build a veritable plastic barricade between ourselves and the sea.

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