Vulnerable communities disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation caused by plastics pollution.
Plastic drink bottles, disposable utensils and balloons are among the most deadly items.
When animals eat plastic, it can block their digestive system, causing a long, slow death from starvation.
In Dubai alone hundreds of camels are known to have succumbed to plastic pollution.
Researchers think they've found a link between patients experiencing severe COVID-19 and their exposure to PFBA.
In all, infants consume as many as 1.6 million polypropylene microplastic particles on average every single day.