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Everyday plastics spell doom for the oceans

04 October 2015

DONA PAULA (GOA): The ubiquitous plastic that is easy to use and easy to discard and forms part of our everyday lives is unwittingly spelling doom for the oceans and its myriad creatures.

It is not only the littering by water bottles, wrappers, bags, nets and industrial waste that is causing havoc, but the smaller broken down components of these plastic components, called ‘micro plastics’, that are becoming a new and hidden menace.

Dr SWA Naqvi, director of the National Institute of Oceanography ..

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http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49213440.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
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Written by csirindia

October 6, 2015 at 3:19 pm

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