PLASTIC- FREE JULY: DAY 27/ 28

π—ͺ𝐄 𝐀𝐑𝐄 π—ͺ𝐇𝐀𝐓 π—ͺ𝐄 𝐄𝐀𝐓⁣
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I don’t want to make a meal out of it… but plastic is now commonly found in our fish, drinking water, air, in the deepest parts of the ocean, and even in the Arctic and on Mt. Everest.⁣
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Apparently we eat a credit card’s worth of plastic a every week.⁣
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“(The) study finds on average people could be ingesting approximately 5 grams of plastic every week, which is the equivalent weight of a credit card. The analysis “No Plastic in Nature: Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People” prepared by Dalberg, based on a study commissioned by WWF and carried out by University of Newcastle, Australia, suggests people are consuming about 2000 tiny pieces of plastic every week. That’s approximately 21 grams a month, just over 250 grams a year.”

We don’t know the long term effects of plastic in an animal’s system. Is it toxic? Is it unimportant? We know that certain plastics are hormone disruptors and can cause fertility problems and lead to cancer (BPA).
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Do we throw in the towel?⁣
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Do we stop caring or trying?⁣
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Some people would say “What’s the point. We’re doomed to fail”.⁣
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But where there is life, there is hope.⁣
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My efforts are driven by a deep love of animals, the beauty and wonder of nature.⁣
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I believe that we can do better than this.⁣
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I believe that if we made this reality, we can unmake it.⁣
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But the question is, do we have time?⁣
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Can you make 1 change and stick to it?⁣

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⁣ πƒπ€π˜ πŸπŸ–: π—ͺ𝐄 𝐀𝐑𝐄 π—ͺ𝐇𝐀𝐓 π—ͺ𝐄 𝐄𝐀𝐓⁣ ⁣ I don't want to make a meal out of it… but plastic is now commonly found in our fish, drinking water, air, in the deepest parts of the ocean, and even in the Arctic and on Mt. Everest.⁣ ⁣ Apparently we eat a credit card's worth of plastic a every week.⁣ ⁣ "(The) study finds on average people could be ingesting approximately 5 grams of plastic every week, which is the equivalent weight of a credit card. The analysis No Plastic in Nature: Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People prepared by Dalberg, based on a study commissioned by WWF and carried out by University of Newcastle, Australia, suggests people are consuming about 2000 tiny pieces of plastic every week. That’s approximately 21 grams a month, just over 250 grams a year." We don't know the longterm effects of plastic in an animal's system. Is it toxic? Is it unimportant? We know that certain plastics are hormone disruptors and can cause fertility problems and lead to cancer (BPA). ⁣ Do we throw in the towel?⁣ ⁣ Do we stop caring or trying?⁣ ⁣ Some people would say "What's the point. We're doomed to fail".⁣ ⁣ But where there is life, there is hope.⁣ ⁣ My efforts are driven by a deep love of animals, the beauty and wonder of nature.⁣ ⁣ I believe that we can do better than this.⁣ ⁣ I believe that if we made this reality, we can unmake it.⁣ ⁣ But the question is, do we have time?⁣ ⁣ Can you make 1 change and stick to it?⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣#startwithonething

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