Sunday, December 10, 2006

British Study Extends proof of plastic's damage to the sea

Dr Thompson's findings estimate there are 300,000 items of plastic per sq km of sea surface. He's taken samples from all over the world. This is so depressing:

Plastics 'poisoning world's seas'

Dec. 7. 2006
By Maggie Ayre, BBC, UK

Microscopic particles of plastic could be poisoning the oceans, according to a British team of researchers. They report that small plastic pellets called "mermaids' tears", which are the result of industry and domestic waste, have spread across the world's seas...

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