I think every one knows this as a fact that plastics do not break down and they stick in the nature. There has been a research that the scientists sampled the sand on beaches and the result shows that one quarter of the sand's component on the shore line is made of plastic!
This is the consequence of throwing away litter without thinking of how drastic would be its effect on the marine ecosystem and the environment around people itself... The worst part is that all these plastics allow the accumulation of toxins and concentrate them which stay for generations.
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