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Landmark Step Towards Ocean Protection
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Landmark Step Towards Ocean Protection

The long anticipated ban on plastic microbeads was put into force this week marking a landmark step towards ocean protection.

Manufacturers of cosmetics and personal care products will be prohibited from adding these tiny bits of plastic to their products, with a ban on the sale to come later this year. In 2016, MPs called for a ban on such microbeads after conservationists warned that after they wash into the oceans, they can be very harmful to sea life and ultimately be consumed by humans.

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Author: DelAgua / Climate Action

Publish Date: 10.01.2018

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