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Tourists to Med told to ditch plastic to avoid huge rise in beach litter

Holidaymakers are being urged to shun single-use plastic this summer in a bid to combat a surge in pollution in the Mediterranean Sea.

An annual influx of 200 million tourists across the region is responsible for a 40 per cent increase in marine litter entering the sea, of which a staggering 95 per cent is plastic waste, according to a report commissioned by WWF, a leading conservation charity

To read more, follow the link below:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/plastic-pollution-in-the-med-reaches-record-level/

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