A Sea of Synthetic Trash
May 21 2008 | Rise Above Plastics,
The Toronto Globe and Mail's Unnati Gandhi wrote an excellent piece about plastics in the oceans and essentially a long awaited updated to some of the groundbreaking work done by the Algalita Marine Research Foundation
on the North Central Pacific Gyre, also known as the Eastern Garbage Patch. One of the best graphic representations I've ever seen is below. Read the entire piece here
and click "Yes" to recommend the article so more folks are educated about this problem.