Diver films sea of plastic rubbish

A British diver has filmed shocking images of himself swimming through a sea of rubbish, near the Indonesian island of Bali.

In the video, he's forced to dodge huge amounts of plastic waste. Every day items such as food wrappers, crisp packets and carrier bags are seen floating through the sea.

"Plastic bags, plastic bottles, plastic cups, plastic sheets, plastic buckets, plastic sachets, plastic straws, plastic bags, more plastic bags" is how he described what he saw beneath the waves.

If you look really closely you can see the fish, starfish and stingray that have to live amongst the rubbish.

A report's suggested that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. Indonesia has promised to reduce its plastic waste into the sea by 75% by 2025.

Pictures from Richard Horner

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