Map of the world's ocean gyres. 5 Gyres is a group that is working to reduce plastic use and prevent more plastic from ending up in the world's oceans, which is deadly for marine organisms. To find out more and take a reduce plastic pledge go to www.5gyres.org (map from sciencelearn.org.nz)
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!