By Roxanne Scott and Allegra Abramo

Marine Debris

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Paddlers gathered in Concrete Plant Park in September to pick up trash in the Bronx River. Plastic dumped in the water, such as bottles and shopping bags, break into tiny bits. Waterways carry this trash across the globe hurting marine life here and afar.