6 Plastic Garbage Patches in Oceans
Every country on each continent is contributing to the plastic garbage patches in our oceans through watersheds (creeks, streams, rivers or lakes flowing to an ocean) or directly into an ocean. Every human can do something to reduce and stop the plastic garbage patch messes.
Innocent fish, animals and birds are hurt or die a slow painful death. What will you do today to change this destruction? Make a promise to help today!
Hints: keep plastics away from all shorelines (creeks, streams, rivers, lakes, oceans), retrieve all fishing equipment from waterways, never use styrofoam products, demand that food concessions/take outs replace plastic & styrofoam with paper products. Your planet, your rights, your choices!
The Weather Network on South Pacific Plastic Garbage:
Article: Clean Our Oceans: The Impact of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
What will you do today to change this destruction?
Make a promise to help today!
Styrofoam kills: Volunteers picked up pails of small styrofoam pieces along the shoreline on World Oceans Day 2015 before the fish and birds could eat the pieces, which cause a slow painful death. Likely sources of the styrofoam are take out drink cups, styrofoam coolers, packing materials and styrofoam life rings & boat bumpers. Styrofoam and plastics must be kept away from shorelines!!