Sea Coral Has Started Eating Plastic and Now Scientists Know Why

15. Consumption of Plastic Epidemic


Something is happening to our planet’s marine life. As more plastic is dumped into our oceans, the creatures of the sea have begun to consume it at a record rate. Even worse, our coral reefs are beginning to devour it, which could be lethal for our world’s oceans and ecosystem. Why has the coral begun to eat plastic? Well, a new study has the answer and it may surprise you.

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