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Oceans for fish, not plastic

Jakarta | Tue, February 7, 2017 | 08:03 am
Oceans for fish, not plastic Marine plastic debris has moved up high on the international environmental agenda — and for good reason.  (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives. But 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic are swirling around in the world’s seas. Five giant “patches” of garbage are floating in the world’s oceans. They are nearly equivalent to the entire land mass of Indonesia...

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