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Heart-wrenching image of a polar bear found with a fishing net ‘noose’ tightly bound around its neck show the devastating effect plastic pollution has on wildlife

A polar bear snapped with a noose around its neck from a discarded fishing net serves as a stark reminder of how plastic waste is strangling the world’s wildlife – both metaphorically and literally.  

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