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6 MIL. TONS OF MARINE LITTER* FOOD RELATED WASTE FISHING INDUSTRY MANUFACTURING& DEBRIS SHIPPING RELATED WASTE ENTERING OUR OCEAN PER YEAR "MARINE LITTER: 'ANY PERSISTENT, MANUFACTURED OR PROCESSED SOLID MATERIAL DISCARDED, DISPOSED OR ABANDONED IN THE MARINE AND COASTAL ENVIRONMENT TRAFPED INFOGRAPHIC BY: e SAMARA CROCI - SAMARACROCI.WORDPRESS.COM MILLIONS OF MARINE ANIMALS EACH YEAR ARE TRAPPED, KILLED OR INJURED BECAUSE OF MARINE DEBRIS THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY PLASTIC WASTE THE RESULTS FROM 2010 BEACH 640,000 TONS OF ABANDONED FISHING NETS IN THE OCEANS. CAN BE EATEN CLEANUPS AROUND THE WORLD BY MARINE ANIMALS CAUSING SOURCES OF MARINE DEBRIS FOUNDED INGESTION, ASPHYXIATION AND OBSTRUCION 2% SHORELINE & THEY CONTINUE TO CATCH FISH 1% RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ARE THEREFORE CALLED GHOST FISHING NETS SMOKING RELATED ACTIVITIES THE PLASTIC BREAKS DOWN NETS ARE OFTEN CONSIDERED TO THE SIZES OF GRAINS OF SAND 64% INDUSTRIAL WASTE SO PEOPLE AND REMAINS FLOATING IN THE WATER OR IN SEDIMENTS ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA OCEAN/WATERWAY AÇTIVITIES HAVE TO PAY FOR THEIR DISPOSAL 25% AND DECIDE TO DUMP THEM IN THE SEAS DUMPING ACTIVITIES PERSONAL/ MEDIÇAL HYGENE 32,3% OF BEACH LITTER 57,000 135,000 MORE THEN PINNIPEDS &BALEEN WHALES RESULTING FROM DEDICATED 1 MILLION BIRDS CLEAN-UPS IN THE USA ENTANGLED OR INJURED HAD THE POTENTIAL ENTANGLED EACH YEAR EACH YEAR TO ENTANGLE ANIMALS LONDON MARINE DEBRIS CAN BE FOUND 10 YEARS LATER 10,000 KM AWAY FROM ITS COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LIMA IN 1992 NORTH A CONTAINER SHIP ATLANTIC GYRE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN LOST E' NORTH PACIFICC GYRE RUBBER DUCKS INDIAN OCEAN GYRE OFF THE COAST OF CHINA THE DUCK S WERE USED TO STUDY OCEANS CURRENTS SOUTH PACIFIC SOUTH ATLANTIC GYRE GYRE SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA.ORG GYRE: IS WHERE CURRENTS OF THE OCEANS MEET AND FORM A WHIRLPOOL SYSTEM WHERE MOST OF THE DEBRIS ENDS UP. 25 YEARS OF ENTANGLED ANIMALS FOUND ENTANGLED BY: 42% 18% 11% 10% SOURCE: OCEAN CONSERVANCY 4% 3% THE SOLUTIONS REDUCTION REMOVING RESCUING OF HARMFUL DEBŘIS OF HARMFUL DEBRIS ALREADY IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS ALREADY ENTANGLED ENTERING THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT IN MARINE DEBRIS ECO-LABELING, GREEN PROCUREMENT, EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY, DEPOSIT RETURN PROGRAMS, FEES CHARGED ON USE OF PLASTIC BAG, EDUCATIONAL TO PROMOTE THE VIEWING OF WASTE AS RESOURCES, ENGAGING WITH CORPORATION&INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ON SUSTAINABILITY, ENCQURAGING REUSE AND REDUCTION THRQUGH 'GREEN CHEMISTRY", ENCOURAGING BETTER PRODUCT AND PACKAGING ŘESCUE AND DISENTANGLEMENT: IF AW.ORG BDMLR.ORG.UK NOAA.GOV WDCS.Co.UK FISHING GEAR AND LITTER RECOVERY PROGRAMMES BEACH CLEAN-UPS REHABILITATION CENTREȘ COASTGUARDS AND MARINE AGENCIES DESIGN, SUPPORTING MAINE DEBRIS AWARENESS. INFOGRAPHIC BY: © SAMARA CROCI - SAMARACROCI.WORDPRESS.COM MAIN SOURCE: UNTANGLED, WORLD SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS {WSPA} E CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITYS 2012 REPORT FISHING LINE FISHING NETS ROPES PLASTIC BAGS FISH TRAPS RIBBON/STRING FISHING HOOKS 6PACKS HOLDERS 8 BEVERAGE BOTTLES

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