30 Nov '14, 1am

100,000 Animals Drowning Every Year in The Plastic We Throw Away

With an estimated 46,000 pieces of plastic floating in every square mile of our oceans, our addiction to plastic is killing countless animals in some of the most horrific ways imaginable. Considered by many as a threat worse than climate change , in a disturbing new report , leading expert Charles J. Moore, says that plastic is ‘choking our future in ways that most of us are barely aware.’ From takeouts and coffee cups, to toothbrushes and tires, plastic has become an integral part of human existence, but the real problem is where all the plastic that we throw out every day ends up. Animals are the Victims of Our Throwaway Society Plastic production has increased by more than 500% in the last 30 years, and with most people not giving a second thought as to what happens after they toss it out, plastic is taking over the ocean and threatening the animals that call it their h...

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