Every piece of plastic ever made is still around. It just gets smaller and smaller. Eventually much of it winds up in the sea, lots of which gets mistaken as fish eggs and other types of food.
This video is part of Patagonia’s Ocean As Wilderness campaign. Follow the link to tell your representatives you care about this issue. I saw a similar presentation on this at a Surfrider meeting. Ever since I try to buy as few plastic objects as possible. Plates, knives, cups, products with plastic packaging… whatever. It’s all going to be here forever and it kills.