How many sea animals die each year because of the sea pollution?

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November 12, 2009 9:53AM

The UN Environment Programme estimates that about one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals every year are killed by plastic debris, which can include not just plastic bags, but syringes, cigarette lighters and toothbrushes, all of which have been found inside the stomachs of dead seabirds.