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Plastic addiction: Over half of the eight million tonnes of plastic waste dumped into the world’s oceans every year comes from five Asian countries including Vietnam.— AFP

Plastic addiction: Over half of the eight million tonnes of plastic waste dumped into the world’s oceans every year comes from five Asian countries including Vietnam.— AFP

ON World Environment Day, thousands of people took part in the latest simultaneous global cleanup – an effort to “Beat Plastic Pollution.”

Globally, some eight million tonnes of plastic is dumped into the ocean every year, killing marine life and entering the human food chain, according to the United Nations Environment Programme.

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