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Help! Keep Beaches Beautiful

HELP! Keep beaches beautiful Nearly half of all seabirds are effected by marine litter. More than 90% of Fulmars found dead around the North Sea have been found to have plastic in their stomachs Around 6.4 million tonnes of marine enter the Foceans each That's over 12 tonnes per minute. litter world's year about 50-80% of sea turtles found dead dre known to have e ingested morine debris. Microplastic particles are now found inside filter feeding animals... ...and among sand grains on our beaches Plastic NEVER biodegrades. It breaks down into small pieces but does not disappear litter on beaches plastic has increased by 140% since 1994 left by the public waste 39% CIGARETTE BUTTS litter are the most common found on beaches Cigarette butts are made from plastic and release harmful toxins as they degrade Keep Beaches Clean Enjoy your holiday! Now and for generations to come GREECE make holidays greener ORGUK 17% of rubbish comes from fishing & Shipping beach и

Help! Keep Beaches Beautiful

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We designed this infographic for The Travel Foundation's annual campaign to celebrate greener holidays. This July 'Make Holidays Greener' month is all about cleaning up beaches, not just in the UK but...

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