An underwater photo captures a piece of red plastic floating in Manila Bay. Over 500,000 tons of plastic trash wash out through this bay every year, contributing to the 10 million metric tons of plastic seeps into the oceans annually, mostly from Asia. The bay is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Contained in galleries
- Plastic or Planet? National Geographic magazine 3/2018