The increasing use of PPE during the global pandemic poses many environmental risks to our rivers and seas, including through microplastic and chemical pollution as well the potential threat of entanglement or ingestion for marine life. For example, the number of face masks that entered the ocean in 2020 was estimated at 1.56 billion according to Hong Kong-based marine conservation organization OceansAsia.
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