Phil Ram
Phil Ram 103 signatures

Plastic never totally biodegrades in the sea... it just turns into smaller and smaller particles. These micro particles of plastic are ingested by the 'Lugworm' on our coastal beaches. The lugworm in fact makes up a staggering 70% or so of the biomass in a sandy beach. Ingesting these plastic particulates basically over time distorts their life-cycle and ultimately kills them and this 'poisoning' then climbs the food chain. Bad news all round I'm afraid coz if we over pollute the seas then we really are in trouble.

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