Thursday, December 31, 2009

Garbage Island

Another reason to avoid using/buying plastic if you can!!! 

Trash Island is

This website says it well. In a nutshell: Trash Island is a mass of plastic debris in the ocean 2x the size of Texas. 30'deep.  There are 2 of them shown on this map.  It is like a plastic soup that is spoiling huge sections of the ocean. 

Wikipedia talks about it too:

A humorous approach to becoming informed about Trash Island:

some more images:


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