The Issue of Marine Debris in Small Island Developing States
Some of the Earth’s most beautiful tropical paradises are being disfigured by the by-products of our modern society: marine debris. This human-created waste that is being disposed into the sea range from plastic bottles and carrier bags to discarded fishing gears.
But just a tiny fraction of the debris polluting islands is originating from the islands themselves – most of which are generated on land, entering the sea through the sewers and drains.
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