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Say Goodbye to Plastic Straws

An environmental scourge (vgajic/Getty Images)

It is estimated that every year, 100,000 marine creatures and an additional million seabirds die as a result of plastic entanglement.

While plastic straws are among the most common litter found on beaches, they are also among the hardest plastic to recycle.

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The latest commentary from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s zoos and aquarium, including the world-famous Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo.

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