Water companies must stop releasing untreated sewage and wastewater into rivers during periods of dry weather, an expert says.
"This is animal cruelty at its worst," one tourist from London, England, wrote after a visit to the establishment in 2019.
Uncontrolled burning of waste is particularly widespread in low- and middle-income countries.
In all, infants consume as many as 1.6 million polypropylene microplastic particles on average every single day.
"Ongoing water shortages occur on all continents, increasingly compounded by climate change."
The growing importance of livestock on the planet threatens biodiversity and puts human and animal health at risk.