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Plastics highly concentrated in Australian waters - Phys.org

Plastics highly concentrated in Australian waters - Phys.org | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
“"Our data and modelling evidenced that Australian waters have moderate concentrations of plastic [4256.4 plastic pieces per km2] compared to those found in areas such as the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Maine [both ...”
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Waters off BC coast awash in plastic particles, says head of new ocean ... - Vancouver Sun

Waters off BC coast awash in plastic particles, says head of new ocean ... - Vancouver Sun | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
“Waters off BC coast awash in plastic particles, says head of new ocean ...”
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Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: Jewels of ocean plastic - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: Jewels of ocean plastic - Santa Cruz Sentinel | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
“Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: Jewels of ocean plastic Santa Cruz Sentinel Former Save Our Shores staffer Anna Cummins and her husband and colleague, Marcus Eriksen, founded 5Gyres.org to explore, study and educate people about the harm being...”
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North Pacific Gyre Voyage

North Pacific Gyre Voyage | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
“#Voyage2014: first year ever we'll be using a drone in the expedition. Help sponsor our drone for $8k. http://t.co/RbJjQZdIGZ”
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Stop Marine Plastic Pollution -- Ask Producers to Help Save our Seas and $8 billion per year! - YouTube

Stop Marine Plastic Pollution -- Ask Producers to Help Save our Seas and $8 billion per year! - YouTube | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
Plastic that pollutes our oceans and waterways has severe impacts on our environment and our economy. Seabirds, whales, sea turtles and other marine life are...
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"Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" Exhibit Puts Ocean Trash on Display in Alaska

"Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" Exhibit Puts Ocean Trash on Display in Alaska | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
“Last summer, we heard from the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Peter Murphy as he accompanied other scientists, artists, and educators on the Gyre Expedition, a 500-mile-long collaborative research cr...”
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Filmmakers Document the “Weirdness” of Marine Garbage on the Gyre Expedition

Filmmakers Document the “Weirdness” of Marine Garbage on the Gyre Expedition | OCEANTRASH | Scoop.it
“On June 6 through 13, a team of scientists, artists, and filmmakers explored remote beaches of Alaska, to assess the impact of debris washing out of the great gyres, or currents, in the Pacific Ocean.”
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IMO | Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter

“London Convention is an international treaty which prevents marine contamination. http://t.co/x5wncN0tQk”
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