Ocean Dump

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean is an island of trash the size of Texas.  Most of the trash is plastic.  And this is just the plastic that has yet to photo-degrade (break into smaller pieces, but never completely integrate into the environment) and floats – imagine the rest of the trash, that has sunk and smothered the marine life, or that has been eaten by and killed sea turtles, fishes and birds…

To read more about the dangers of plastics and the trash island in the North Pacific Sub-Tropical Gyre check out:


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