12 Jul '11, 8am

Millions of tons of plastic debris in oceans lethal threat for whales and dolphins

Tuesday July 12, 2011, 3:33 am Fishermen,certainly are to blame for a huge amount of this waste. On our local beaches here, in Victoria are relatively free of rubbish,but what you do find, after a storm, always seems to be fishing line and other debris, much of which has been thrown out of boats. I know that there are people who's job it is to check out that people are not taking too many fish, but I am not sure if they are on the lookout for people throwing out waste from boats. I know that I often have to pick up left-over potentially dangerous plastic waste, off my localbeach after there has been a fising tournament. So many people are stll so ignorant about this problem. send green star | flag as inappropriate Why is this inappropriate? Send Report Cancel Your report has been submitted to Customer Service. Thank you. There was a problem submitting your report. Please t...

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