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Huge eddies of garbage are floating in the oceans. Animals and people suffer because of disposable packaging, ghost nets and microplastics. A binding agreement should remedy the situation.

Representatives from governments, international organizations and environmental groups have started negotiations for a binding global agreement against plastic pollution. The conference, organized by the United Nations (UN), began Monday in the Uruguayan resort of Punta del Este and will continue until Friday. A negotiating committee is to negotiate a contract to curb pollution from single-use plastic, ghost nets or microplastics . A resolution paving the way for negotiations was passed in March at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya.

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