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1.56 billion facemasks have flooded into the ocean, Hong Kong NGO estimates

An estimated 1.56 billion facemasks ended up in the world’s oceans this year due to the coronavirus pandemic with grave effects on marine life, according to a report by a Hong Kong marine conservation organisation. OceansAsia this week launched a report entitled Masks on the beach: the impact of covid-19 on marine plastic pollution. It […]