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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The World's Biggest Landfill-Ocean Pollution
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Floating Flotsam: Studying the Causes and Effects of the Pacific Garbage Patch

Floating Flotsam: Studying the Causes and Effects of the Pacific Garbage Patch | The Great Pacific Garbage Patch | Scoop.it
Lesson Plan | Using scientific evidence to consider the causes and effects of the Pacific garbage patch.
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Ellin Victoria's curator insight, December 30, 2013 9:08 PM

The causes and effects

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Marine debris: The Pelagic Plastic Plague

Open ocean habitats and food webs are negatively impacted by marine debris which is mostly plastic.
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Plastics in Oceans: More Damaging Than Climate Change

The United Nations estimates that each one of us uses nearly 140 kilograms of plastic each year. At least 6.4 million metric tons of that plastic has ended u...
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Our Largest Plastic Landfills -

The Algalita Marine Research Foundation chronicles the problem of marine debris in our ecosystem. In their video entitled "Plastic Debris, Rivers to Sea", at...
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Plastic ingested by a green sea turtle

317 pieces of plastic were recovered from the intestines of a dead green sea turtle found on the mid-east coast of Australia www.seabirdrescue.org...
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Inside the Plastic Vortex

A groundbreaking Scripps voyage led by students helps define a rising environmental threat. This video was produced for Scripps Institution of Oceanography's...
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Synthetic Sea ..... NEW version for 2010

Captain Charles Moore describes the marine debris research he has conducted on behalf of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation over the past 12 years. Curr...
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean! - Part 1 of 4

http://bitly.com/g95U0 - Oprah Shines Light On Great Pacific Garbage Patch http://bitly.com/PEeer Toxic Garbage Dump - VBS.TV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

http://www.coastal.ca.gov/. Visit for an opportunity to volunteer and learn more about the effects of trash in our ocean. Project by Zach Henderson, Eddie Ap...
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Drowning in Plastic | Care2 Causes

Drowning in Plastic | Care2 Causes | The Great Pacific Garbage Patch | Scoop.it
Our oceans are filled with plastic trash. Time and weather break down bags and bottles into tiny particles, which end up in our bodies and make us sick.
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PHOTOS: When Plastic Meets Ocean

PHOTOS: When Plastic Meets Ocean | The Great Pacific Garbage Patch | Scoop.it
Captain Charles Moore had an unexpected discovery in 1997. Traveling between Hawaii and California, Moore is said to be the first to document what became known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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Oprah Shines Light On Great Pacific Garbage Patch (VIDEO).flv

www.reepedia.com - rnewable, clean, green, Opera sheds light on the great pacific garbage patch.
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Ellin Victoria's curator insight, December 30, 2013 8:59 PM

This is how the Great Pacific Garbage Patch looks like.

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Plastic Trash in Oceans Enters Marine Food Chain

Daily, we use and discard billions of plastic bags and bottles, and much of the trash ends up littering the environment or, increasingly, being washed out to...
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Plastic Seduction

***entered in the Cannes film festival*** Plastic is a material that the Earth cannot digest. Plastic pollution is growing at an alarming rate, and plastic d...
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turtle deformed from six pack plastic

This turtle got trapped in a six-pack plastic ring when it was young and now it's deformed. So remember kids, always cut those things up before throwing them...
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Ellin Victoria's curator insight, December 30, 2013 9:10 PM

This is how plastics change the life of this turtle forever

 

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Earth Day PSA - Great Pacific Garbage Patch

PSA over the Pacific Garbage Patch. The Music and Video clips used in this video are not mine. Music: The Beach Boys - Don't Go Near the Water John Mayer - W...
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Captain Charles Moore on the seas of plastic

http://www.ted.com Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an endless floating was...
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Our Oceans Are Drowning In Plastic. - Montréalités Justice

Our Oceans Are Drowning In Plastic. - Montréalités Justice | The Great Pacific Garbage Patch | Scoop.it
Our Oceans Are Drowning In Plastic. By ... on January 29, 2012 9:14 AM | 0 Comments. 2495576124_2b9ee1366c.jpg. By Celia Ste Croix. Screen shot 2012-01-29 at 9.26.53 AM.png. The following article does not make claims of expertise on ...
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We're Drowning Our Oceans With Plastic

We're Drowning Our Oceans With Plastic | The Great Pacific Garbage Patch | Scoop.it
I went to the New England Aquarium in Boston yesterday to attend a luncheon on “plastics in the ocean” sponsored by Women Working for Oceans, W2O, a group created to promote healthy and sustainable oceans.
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