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Plastic pollution

18 Feb
Scientists have long warned about the effects of rising temperatures and plastic pollution in the world's oceans. Now, recent studies show the problems are getting worse.
8 Oct 2019
For the many people who enjoy a casual swim or deep-sea dive off the Senegalese coast, plastic pollution is an increasingly worrying issue. Dakar's oldest diving club has decided to do something about it, by organising ocean clean-up days.
22 Sep 2019
Two Australian surfers are on a mission to stop plastic pollution in the ocean. They've developed a floating trash can that filters and collects garbage that has made its way into the sea.
13 Jun 2019
Saving our oceans: The battle against plastic pollution.

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