UN seeks to tackle ‘ocean Armageddon’ of plastic pollution
Gutted fish spill plastic bottle tops from their stomachs. Turtles pounce on plastic film floating in the water, mistaking it for jellyfish. Seabirds spend days scouring oceans for food for their young – and bring back plastic instead. A UN environmental summit in Nairobi has brought to the surface new horror stories of the impact of plastic in oceans around the world.