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What is ocean garbage?


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Answered 2011-02-20 23:29:42

Any trash we have can end up in the ocean. Anything from toys to water bottles to plastic bags are out there floating around in the sea. Even cruise ships are aloud to dump their trash straight into the ocean as long as it is the size of a penny, or smaller. The trash is then eaten by an ocean animal, causes a blockage in that poor animals system, and then the animal dies. Another animal may eat the first one, ingesting the trash from the last one, die and so forth in a viscious circle.

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