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Plastic Straws are the Enemy of the Ocean

The Caribbean Sea as the sun sets over its waters. Photo by David Simmons.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

About 70% of Earth’s surface is covered in water. Most of this water is made up of the ocean, which houses an ecosystem of unique creatures that could not live anywhere else. But, through human activity, our oceans are becoming a garbage dump; polluted to the point where there is even an area in the Pa...

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