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WWF Warns Mediterranean Countries of Waste Mismanagement Dangers
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Rabat, June 10 -- The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) released its latest report on Friday, June 7, giving notice of the dangers facing the Mediterranean Sea on the occasion of the World Ocean Day, celebrated on June 8.
In a 46-page report, the WWF has sounded the alarm of the ecological degeneration awaiting marine life over the next three decades as plastic waste is on the rise due to the failure of waste management policies.
The report shows that 0.57 million tonnes of plastic (33.800 bottles per minute) enter Mediterranean waters every year.
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