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Diver films himself swimming in sea filled with plastic rubbish

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It’s no secret that our oceans have a problem with pollution from plastic waste, with currents spreading it far and wide.

You can see it first hand in a video shot by diver Rich Horner, who swam off Manta Point in Nusa Penida, Indonesia on Saturday, surrounded by plastic trash.

“The ocean currents brought us in a lovely gift of a slick of jellyfish, plankton, leaves, branches, fronds, sticks, etc…. Oh, and some plastic,” he wrote on Facebook. “Some plastic bags, plastic bottles, plastic cups … plastic, plastic, so much plastic!”

Horner reported the next day that the plastic rubbish had disappeared, carried away by the currents and set to broken down into damaging microplastics. Read more…

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