We need to stop this, and also clean this up. Stop buying plastic! Buy in bulk, save money, save your bags for life, lose weight, eat healthy, and when it comes to buying soft plastics make sure they get recycled by you or don't buy it and find a better way.
From the: #oceanconservancy There is a vast sea of trash in our ocean. For the first time we now have a comprehensive picture of the toll it is taking on seabirds sea turtles and marine mammals. #trashinourocean #seabirds #seaturttles #marineanimals http://ocean.ly/1JKQjQ1 by seasaltcharters
The US military admits that it continues to dump toxic waste and chemical weapons into the oceans. A drop of nerve agent can kill within a minute and lasts up to six weeks in the ocean, killing every organism it touches before breaking down. Mustard gas, which recently washed up in the Gulf of Mexico on FL's Horn Island, can be fatal to any living thing. See also http://www.nps.gov/guis/parknews and…
1,700 miles of plastic trash is floating in what is commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Read more: Great Pacific Garbage Patch is Worse Than We Thought | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building