- Words: 3142
- Length: 10 Pages
- Topic: Drama - World
- Paper #: 26449814
" Beyond that, another 26,000 tons of "plastic packaging material" is dumped by the fishing industry each year, Sverdrup's text maintains. Why is plastic trash so bad? First, there are over 50 million tons of plastics produced in the U.S. annually, and secondly, a good deal of that plastic is responsible "for crippling and killing tens of thousands of marine animals yearly."
The Depleted Fisheries: There are plenty of existing threats