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Disturbing infographic shows how plastic is clogging our oceans : TreeHugger
from TreeHugger

Disturbing infographic shows how plastic is clogging our oceans

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Poster on awareness to save marine life from trash debris. There are masses of trash larger than Texas in our oceans. Sad Face.

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Most plastic pollution at sea starts out on land as litter on beaches, streets and sidewalks. After plastics enter the marine environment they slowly photodegrade into smaller pieces that marine life can mistake for food, sometimes with fatal results. Ocean gyres concentrate plastic pollution in five main areas of the world’s ocean and various research groups are bringing back alarming data documenting plastics impacts.

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from The Huffington Post

Cleaning Up the Oceans' 'Plastic Soup'

We all need to start changing our lifestyles, this is just wrong. Cleaning Up the Oceans Plastic Soup

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more like the Horiffic Pacific Garbage Patch which is a gyre of human-based marine pollution now floating in the central North Pacific Ocean located roughly between 135°W to 155°W and 35°N and 42°N. The majority of pollution on the patch is plastic, which scientists now know can be 100% recycled …

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These simple tips can have a big impact on plastic pollution - learn how to use less plastic in your home!
from Rodale's Organic Life

How To Use Less Plastic In Your Home

These simple tips can have a big impact on plastic pollution - learn how to use less plastic in your home!

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from Scoop.it

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has increased by 100 times over the past 40 years

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