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Plastic makes up 72 percent of waste on Portuguese beaches

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Plastic makes up 72 percent of all waste currently found on Portuguese beaches.

Plastic makes up 72 percent of waste on Portuguese beaches

 

 

According to a new WWF report released this morning, the Mediterranean Sea is turning into a dangerous plastic trap, with record levels of pollution from microplastics threatening marine species and human health.

 

The WWF report found that the most plastic found on beaches across southern Europe originate in Spain and Turkey. Overall, plastic currently represents 95 per cent of the waste floating in the Mediterranean.

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