Too many people refuse to take the impact of plastic bags, trash, and debris in the oceans seriously.
For some it is as simple as out of sight and out of mind. If they can’t see it (the destruction caused by plastic trash), it cannot possibly be an issue to grapple with. For others, the attitude they present is,”don’t bother me with facts, my mind’s made up!”
I happened across this video of a Bryde’s whale dying after having eaten plastic trash. This was confirmed after the necropsy as this brief clip shows.