More than 1.1 million seabirds and animals are  killed by plastic annually

More than 1.1 million seabirds and animals are killed by plastic annually

A study conducted by the University of Queensland in Australia, based on data collected since the late 1980s, found that Green sea turtles now ingest twice the plastic they did 25 years ago.

According to the United Nations, the ingestion of plastic kills an estimated 1 million marine birds and 100,000 marine animals each year.

Additionally, more than 90%of all birds and fish are believed to have plastic particles in their stomachs. It’s because plastic breaks up into tiny pieces in the sea, which are then consumed by fish and other sea animals.

Research from Plymouth University has found that close to 700 species of marine life are facing extinction due to the increase in plastic pollution.

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Hey, My name is Cheche Winnie and I love nature especially the wildlife. I strongly believe that the future generation should be allowed an opportunity to enjoy the current natural resources we have. As much as a lot has been lost, there's hope for a safe planet earth. Together we can help fight threats facing nature for a bright future.

3 Responses

    ༺Raaj_Soni༻ October 12, 2019

    Sad to here that. Everyone should learn not to use plastic products and not to throw it anywhere. It’s our duty. Thanks for sharing and awaring the people regarding this concern!

    Cheche October 12, 2019

    Plastic pollution is our duty to ensure its curbed, we have lost enough to this monster. 😢

    Chocoviv October 12, 2019

    So sad….


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