We must stop choking the ocean with plastic waste. Here’s how

Marine biologist Pierre Moriniere from the La Rochelle Aquarium wears a shirt that reads "The Sea is Not a Trash Bin" as a volunteer holds plastic webbing debris from the beach, La Rochelle, France, June 8, 2005. They are participating in a campaign to heighten public awareness about non-biodegradeable waste on World Ocean Day on France's Atlantic coast

Each year, humans dump 8 million tons of plastic waste into the ocean Image: REUTERS

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