Woman's hand showing small pieces of plastic collected on a beach in Thailand. There are millions of tons of these plastic fragments scattered

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throughout the water column of the oceans and are being ingested by marine animals. They are confused with their natural food. These fragments will give rise to increasingly smaller particles by increasing the amount of microplastics ingested by fish and plankton filtering animals. Thailand