Millions of tons of plastic enter the sea every year. Our plastic addiction and waste mismanagement is condemning countless marine birds and animals to death by entanglement or poisoning, and even leading to chemical and microplastic contamination of the sea food we eat. The vast swirls of plastic rubbish visible on the sea reflect just the tip of the iceberg. The urgently needed solution calls for a combination of enhanced awareness, reduced plastic use. But those approaches take way too long. We need a fast relieve for the ocean and I see it with Nik Schwarten’s PlasticPlug solution!