Plastic trash slowly flooding our ocean harming wildlife.

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Wind
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Plastic trash slowly flooding our ocean harming wildlife.

Postby Wind » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:09 am

I wasn't aware of a growing problem of plastic trash flooding our ocean. It's been given a name Great Pacific Garbage Patch, literally an floating island of trash said to be twice the size of Texas and growing.

Here is a video explaining the problem:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrAShtolieg

I am going to be mindful of what I throw away from now on. I will do my best to recycle or better yet not use plastic items.

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Kim OHara
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Re: Plastic trash slowly flooding our ocean harming wildlife.

Postby Kim OHara » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:41 am

:thumbsup:
That sort of individual commitment is important.
Next step, if you feel inclined, is to encourage others to do the same.
:smile:
Kim


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