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Cast ashore a whale in whose stomach found 6 kg of plastic


And it our hands business.

In a stomach of a dead cachalot whom cast ashore in national park of Indonesia found nearly six kilograms of plastic garbage. Shared reports about it.

Among the found objects - 115 plastic cups, four plastic bottles, the 25th plastic bag and two shlepanets.

of the Flourish of a mammal more than 9 meters long was found in waters near the island of the Cowl in National park of Vakatobi in the evening on November 19.

This find terrified ecologists.

of the Country of Southeast Asia are considered as the biggest source of pollution of the World Ocean as plastic garbage. "We could not find out a cause of death of an animal, but what we saw, is just awful", - the coordinator of the World Wide Fund for Nature on preservation of sea types Dvi Suprapti says. - To define whether the cachalot as a result of absorption of all this plastic or died from the natural reasons, it was impossible as its corpse already was in a decomposition stage". The staff of fund of the wild nature in Indonesia in detail described on Twitter what was found in an animal: solid plastic (19 objects, 140 g), plastic bottles (4 pieces, 150 g), plastic packages (25 pieces, 260 g), bedroom-slippers (2 pieces, 270 g), fishing line scraps (3.26 kg) and plastic cups (115 pieces, 750 g).

and low development of a system of utilization of garbage lead Use of a huge number of disposable goods from plastic to serious environmental problems in some countries of Southeast Asia, including in Indonesia.

According to the report on environment protection of the ecological organization Ocean Conservancy and the Center of business and environmental protection of the McKinsey company, five countries of the region - China, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand - make to 60% of plastic waste which get to the World Ocean.

Is considered that because of plastic packages hundreds of marine animals annually perish.

In June at the southern coast of Thailand died the black dolphin who swallowed 80 plastic bags.

the Report published at the beginning of this year warned that the amount of plastic in the ocean in a decade can treble if not to undertake measures for control of this stream.

At the end of last year the UN stated that irreparable injury is caused to sea fauna: about 10 million tons of plastic waste annually get to oceans.

A you thought of where all used plastic disappears?

Nikita Skorobogatov.

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