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[GreenYes] Series of blunders turned the plastic bag into global villain


Extracted from TimesOnLine

Scientists and environmentalists have attacked a global campaign to ban plastic bags which they say is based on flawed science and exaggerated claims.

The widely stated accusation that the bags kill 100,000 animals and a million seabirds every year are false, experts have told The Times. They pose only a minimal threat to most marine species, including seals, whales, dolphins and seabirds.

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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article3508263.ece







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