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Mediterranean could become a ‘sea of plastic’

PARIS: The Mediterranean could become a "sea of plastic", the WWF warned on Friday in a report calling for measures to clean up one of the world's worst affected bodies of water. The WWF said the Mediterranean had record levels of "micro-plastics," the tiny pieces of plastic less than five millimetres (0.2 inches) in size which can be found increasingly in the food chain posing a threat to human health. "The concentration of micro-plastics is nearly four times higher" in the Mediterranean compared with open seas…