Ocean pollution may spread diseases around the world


Junk plastic in the ocean is serving as a raft to carry potentially harmful creatures around the world. Experts warn the alien invaders may have diseases harmful to humans or threaten existing animals. Almost 400 species have been identified in North America after traveling 5,000 miles from Japan. They include fish, starfish, mussels, crabs, clams,…

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