Saturday marks International Coastal Cleanup Day where people around the world will work at tidying our beaches.
According to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, our oceans have become the garbage dump for humans.
A new study led by researchers from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization has recently found that nine out of ten sea birds have ingested plastic. The study has also predicted that within the next 35 years, 99% of all seabirds will be victim to plastic ingestion.
We speak to the experts at the Two Oceans Aquarium about the issue.