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četrtek, 16 septembra, 2021

Turtle dies after washing up on beach with 104 pieces of plastic in its stomach

A nature centre has said the case is ‘a sad reminder that we all need to do our part to keep our oceans plastic free’

Plastic pollution is an issue which has been thrust into the public consciousness in recent years as we wake up to the devastating consequences it is having on the natural world. 

High profile figures have campaigned to raise awareness, including David Attenborough, who used his final message of the hit series Blue Planet II to issue an emotional rallying call for efforts to be increased. 

He said: “Surely we have a responsibility to care for our blue planet. The future of humanity and indeed all life on earth now depends on us.”

Despite measures being put in place to reduce the impact it has on wildlife, tragic stories of its effects are unfortunately still commonplace.

 

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