Paper and apple cores break up quickly in the sea, but plastic doesn't. We're producing more and more plastic every year. Researchers think that there are around 100 million tons of plastic floating around in the sea. In thirty years, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea if we carry on dumping at the same rate as we are now. What can we do?
Researchers are working to find ways to collect up all the millions of tons that are floating out at sea. And it's urgent!
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