A Plastic Ocean: a film review

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Average: 4.1 (20 votes)

Submitted by temirkhan on Tue, 08/10/2019 - 06:42

This is a great article about the plastic ocean because the author describes the problem of waste well. In fact, this problem is global in nature, since it causes great harm to society. Despite this, many people are inactive, since this problem does not concern them. Moreover, if this problem is not solved then in the future it may become unsolvable. In the end, solving this problem is our main concern.

Submitted by Aibota on Tue, 08/10/2019 - 06:28

I believe that pollution is a major problem in general and this problem has to be solved by everyone.I really liked the fact that the text mentions not only the problem itself, but also its solution.It's a pity, of course, that the animals are suffering because of it.

Submitted by Abubakir Azamat on Tue, 08/10/2019 - 06:23

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Some of the images are scarring, seabirds’ stomachs bloated with plastics, baby turtles ingesting plastic bags and children playing atop satiated landfills where they are forced to live both

Submitted by Salauat on Tue, 08/10/2019 - 06:22

The deleterious effects of plastic debris on the marine environment were reviewed by bringing together most of the literature published so far on the topic. A large number of marine species is known to be harmed and/or killed by plastic debris, which could jeopardize their survival, especially since many are already endangered by other forms of anthropogenic activities. Marine animals are mostly affected through entanglement in and ingestion of plastic litter. Other less known threats include the use of plastic debris by "invader" species and the absorption of polychlorinated biphenyls from ingested plastics. Less conspicuous forms, such as plastic pellets and "scrubbers" are also hazardous. To address the problem of plastic debris in the oceans is a difficult task, and a variety of approaches are urgently required. Some of the ways to mitigate the problem are discussed.
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Submitted by Caterina Siligardi on Tue, 01/10/2019 - 18:06

Everyone already knows that the health of our earth is really painful. Our heart cries when sees how much of beauty is raped every day. The governments speak but do few facts. The business of rubbish is huge. But we everyone can do something in our daily life. There is need for a little attention and responsibility.

Submitted by Shahzad7412 on Tue, 03/09/2019 - 19:45

This article is great and induce attention to the biggest pollution problem in the world. In my country pakistan government take action in this problem and stop the use of plastic bags and banned making of plastic bag.

Submitted by Tin Zar Hlaing on Fri, 30/08/2019 - 19:01

I want to learn about deforestation and such as currently amazon large fired.
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