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New policies to reduce ocean plastics

Plastic in the ocean is a very serious—and growing—issue. Approximately 8.8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean each year. Seabirds, sea turtles, dolphins, whales and other animals die every year because they get tangled up in plastic or fill up their stomachs on plastic they mistake for food. To help address this crisis, the Seattle Aquarium worked hard last year to advance a Reusable Bag Bill in Washington state. 

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