The Plastic Age

We’ve heard about the stone age and the bronze age. And since¬†everything nowadays is made out of plastic. It seems obvious that we are currently living in the plastic age. But despite all the efforts of recycling, we must ask ourselves, how does all this plastic end up in our oceans? There are quite a …

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Yet another dead whale as reminder of our plastic problem

“A sperm whale was found washed ashore dead after swallowing 64 pounds of plastic debris. The male sperm whale was found on the Murcian coast in southern Spain in late February, reminding us how critical plastic waste in the oceans has become.” The animal died of starvation. In its stomach they found almost 30 kg of plastic. It caused an infection as the animal wasn’t able to expel it from its system.

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