Not new, but even dangerous: Garbage Island: An Ocean Full of Plastic

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)

Garbage Island: An Ocean Full of Plastic (Part 1/3)- please, watch 2 & 3 there)

 

http://youtu.be/D41rO7mL6zM

Veröffentlicht am 06.09.2012

Vice sails to the North Pacific Gyre, collecting point for all of the ocean’s flotsam and home of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: a mythical, Texas-sized island made entirely of our trash.
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Come aboard as we take a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrade.
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Watch the rest here! Part 1/3: http://bit.ly/Garbage-Island-1 Part 2/3: http://bit.ly/Garbage-Island-2 Part 3/3: http://bit.ly/Garbage-Island-3
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