5 Gyres – Understanding Plastic Pollution

There are five major ocean-wide gyres — the No...

There are five major ocean-wide gyres — the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, and Indian Ocean gyres. Each is flanked by a strong and narrow “western boundary current,” and a weak and broad “eastern boundary current”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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5 Gyres – Understanding Plastic Pollution Through Exploration, Education, and Action
All of our trash eventually just goes down and out to sea; not helped by our increasing use of non-biodegradable plastics. The Great Pacific (Gyre) and other garbage patches – (copy and past the following in your browser)
“Did you know that in the past decade, more and more personal care products sold in The United States and around the world contain micro-plastic particle abrasives employed as an exfoliant? We think this is one of the most egregious sources of plastic pollution because this plastic is actually designed to be washed down the drain. ”

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