The whales hate us even more now that these plastic pollution stats tell all

Published on October 13, 2019

From our food containers and cutlery to our bottles and grocery bags, we interact with plastic constantly on a daily basis.

But while the convenience of plastic is hard to argue, it comes at a definite cost. Visuals such as a sea turtle with a straw lodged in its nose, a seabird with a stomach full of plastic, or plastic found in creatures in the deepest ocean underscore the serious issues that arise when plastic ends up in our oceans. And, as shocking as those visuals may be, the plastic pollution statistics themselves are equally difficult to comprehend. Let’s analyze the current epidemic of plastic’s negative effects on the ocean.

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