WE ARE BETTER THAN THIS. Video of #mantaray
eating trash captured in Nusa Penida, #Bali
by Pedro Barroso.
Ocean plastic is estimated to kill millions of marine animals every year. Nearly 700 species, including #endangered
ones, have been reported to be affected by it. Some are harmed visibly—strangled by abandoned fishing nets or discarded six-pack rings. Many more are probably harmed invisibly. -
Marine species of all sizes, from zooplankton to #whales
, now eat microplastics, the bits smaller than one-fifth of an inch across. #BeTheChange