Plastic Pollution

The impact plastic is having on our environment
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To Stop Plastic Pollution in the Ocean, Act Locally, Think Globally ...

7 35 billion gallons of pollution enter the ocean ever single day, harming marine ecosystems and life. Today the ocean is more acidic than it has been in the last years.

Oceans of pollution - Scientists and experts are alarmed at amount of plastic debris and growing 'dead zones' in the world's oceans - Plastic pollution in the oceans has risen alarmingly over the past four decades [EPA]

Ocean plastic has once again made the headlines as we continue to see an increase in plastic pollution in our oceans. It is estimated the amount of plastic floating in the Pacific Gyre has increased some in the last four decades.

Plastic oceans

"Plastic Ocean - Lisa Claire Stewart" This represents how much waste actually occurs and hopefully if people see the statistics in a easy to read, people of all ages would want to help.

PLASTICIZED ~ a documentary that shows the insidious reality that is plastic pollution in our oceans. Braving almost 31 days of sea-sickness and some fairly gnarly weather Lutman set off with a team of researchers from the 5 Gyres Institute aboard the Seadragon to examine the reach and effect of plastic in our oceans – the global impact of our plastic addiction!

PLASTICIZED is an intimate account of a first-hand journey aboard the Sea Dragon with the 5 Gyres Institute on the very first scientific expedition, focused .

10 Facts about bottled water

Ten facts about bottled water: Bottle water infograph from internet contributors 10 facts about bottletlle water

Plastic is a material that the Earth cannot digest. Plastic pollution is growing at an alarming rate, and plastic debris is accumulating fast in all communities, rivers, in the desert and in the ocean. Disposable plastics are the greatest source of plastic pollution.

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What Is The Problem | 5 Gyres - Understanding Plastic Pollution Through Exploration, Education, and Action

The Problem - 5 Gyres - Understanding Plastic Pollution Through Exploration, Education, and Action - 5 Gyres – Understanding Plastic Polluti.

Our oceans are turning into a plastic soup. 5 Gyres Institute is a nonprofit with a mission to conduct research and communicate about the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and employ strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres.

Our oceans are turning into a plastic soup. 5 Gyres Institute is a nonprofit with a mission to conduct research and communicate about the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and employ strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres.

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Citarum River, Indonesia, has been called the world’s most polluted river. Around 5 million people live in the river’s basin, and most of them rely on its flow for their water supply.

Think Beyond Plastic is an innovation competition for entrepreneurs working on solutions to the plastic pollution crisis. #RethinkPlastics

Think Beyond Plastic is an innovation competition for entrepreneurs working on solutions to the plastic pollution crisis.

Plastic Bank: Harvesting Waste Plastic to Reduce Poverty Through 3D Re-purpose Center for Social Plastic & Ocean Bound Plastic

plastic pollution indian patch 19 year old inventor finds way to clean up the worlds oceans in under 5 years time

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