2: Plastic is non-degradable and has devastating effects on marine life
It is the unique qualities of plastic – lightness and durability – that make it attractive for producers, but at the same time make it such an environmental hazard. As plastic get into water it devastates ecosystems and wildlife across the planet. Marine animals eat it and get entangled in it, slowly killing them. This even happens on remote islands, as Chris Jordan pictured in the film “Midway”.