Crisis of Ocean Plastic

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Public, consumer, and government actions against plastic pollution are being tracked and reported on by National Geographic.

The article notes that "The world is waking up to a crisis of ocean plastic—and we're tracking the developments and solutions as they happen."

"New research is emerging apace about the possible long-term impacts of tiny pieces of plastic on the marine food chain—raising fresh questions about how it might ultimately impact human health and food security."

National Geographic will update the article as news develops.

Source: A running list of action on plastic pollution, December 20, 2018