Ocean plastic waste is making coral reefs vulnerable to disease

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The masses of plastic in the world’s oceans are having a harmful effect on coral reefs, which are already suffering under the effects of over-fishing and increased water temperatures. According to a new study published in Science, the presence of plastic waste increases diseases among corals from about 4-percent to 89-percent. Sadly, plastic waste, including bags, straws, small toys, fast … Continue reading
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