Article courtesy of Sylvia D’Alton| Jan 17, 2016 | South Coast Herald | Shared as educational material
The planet has become one large dumping ground where our rubbish and pollutants are killing countless animals, marine life and spreading disease. Human waste (sewage) is a large problem in many marine environments that are near regions with little or no sewage treatment plants. Plastics and microplastics are also huge problems. Their persistence tends to create problems in oceans and other bodies of water alike. Read more about it here: http://southcoastherald.co.za/123731/the-deadly-effects-of-water-pollution/.