Serious Effects of Plastic Pollution on Human Health


Food and beverage containers, cosmetic and toiletry containers, pens, car interiors, your laptop mouse, toys, bags, packaging, floors, shoes and your cellphone screen. Our oceans are critical for absorbing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide that would otherwise make the earth too hot and the weather too tempestuous for humans to survive [14]. Marine ecosystems support oxygen production, nutrient cycles and carbon capture through photosynthesis and carbon sequestration [15].

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