Friday, November 17, 2006

The plastic garbage pit of the Pacific

A new Greenpeace report just came out on the dangers and sources of plastic in the great Pacific Garbage Patch:

The plastic garbage pit of the Pacific

November 6, 2006
Jane Kay, Chronicle Environment Writer, San Francisco Gate, San Francisco,CA

Trash particles, looking like food, imperil sea life

Plastic trash caught up in a swirling vortex in the North Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii is killing sea life, choking birds and fishand entangling seals and sea lions, a new Greenpeace report says....

See the whole Greenpeace report here:

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