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A Plastic Ocean, 138 minutes1.The U.S. alone throws away38 billions bottles.2 million tonsof plastic going into US landfills.2.Since you started watching this film196,800,006 poundsof plastic have been produced globally.3.80 million tonsof plastic is dumped into the world’s oceans every year.4.70%of ocean’s plastic sinks.5.In Western Mediterranean, recent findings show1-2 ratioof plastic to plankton.6.Scientists estimate that there are more than5 trillionpieces of plastic afloat in our oceans worldwide.7.In some places there ismore plastic than plankton...and that plastic is being eaten by marine life.8.Microbeads used infacial scrubs, toothpaste, cosmeticsare a significant source of ocean microplastics.Theiruse must be stopped worldwide.9.Nurdle=a very small pellet that serves as a raw material in the manufacture of plastic products.10.There arecancer-causingcomponents in the smoke and residue of burning plastics.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mrs. Ownbey
Tags
Names of large numbers, Atlantic Ocean, Bisphenol A

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