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Corals may have a taste for dangerous plastic

 By VERONIQUE GREENWOOD OCT. 31, 2017

The ocean is full of plastic. Eight million tons are dumped in the seas every year. Plastic bags have been found in the guts of dead sea turtles, which mistake them for jellyfish. More than 200 species have been documented eating plastic, which looks colorful and edible but can kill them.

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