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The impact of plastics on our marine animals


This morning in the Breakfast Show I spoke with Jenny Gilbert from the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre about the impact of plastics in our marine environments. Thankfully, we have far cleaner seas than other regions, particularly throughout Asia. But with ocean currents, often plastics from other parts of the world end up in our local waters.

Just how much does this impact our sea creatures, and what about micro plastics - what is the main source of these? What can you do to help reduce plastics in our seas? Listen to what Jenny Gilbert had to say here: