Concerns grow as report shows plastic killing off our fish

During the survey, which covered one season of the year, microplastic particles were found throughout the survey area on all sampling stations. The highest concentrations were found in the north-western region of Sri Lanka’s territorial waters.

By Sandaran Rubatheesan

As Sri Lankan seas become increasingly polluted with plastic waste, contributing to a 500 per cent depletion in fishing stocks, a pollution expert has called for more effective garbage management to avert a man-made disaster. Four- fifths of...

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