These are just conservative estimates, because most of the animals slain by plastic will disappear into the ocean.
They are not found and therefore not included in these numbers.
Especially young lions are victims of plastic. Curious and playful as they are by nature, they are attracted by the garbage floating around. Often with fatal consequences, young sea lions entangled in plastic and die a slow and painful death by suffocation, or because the plastic itself deeper drill into the sheet (because it does not grow with the animal).
Tragically will after the death of the lion plastic still not was broken down and is ready for a new victim. Plastic soup is very difficult to clean up.
Large pieces of plastic could still be sieved out of the water but for the smaller particles, this is almost impossible. As the plankton would therefore be sieved from the water
It is important that the supply of plastic waste will stop as soon as possible in the oceans.
We are told that we should eat fish, while large amounts of toxins can occur. fish two times per week Mercury and dioxins are the most studied species of poison in fish. Mercury is a global pollutant and the man is responsible for a large proportion of these (67%). Fish and shellfish are the qualities to take over the water and through their food.