Inspiring the next generation of ocean caretakers: From The Bow Seat  Ocean Awareness Student Contest Art • Essay • Advocacy

Inspiring the next generation of ocean caretakers: From The Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Student Contest Art

Disturbing infographic shows how plastic is clogging our oceans : TreeHugger

Disturbing infographic shows how plastic is clogging our oceans

Personal life- It is important to know the reason why recycling is so important. It is much easier to recycle and reduce plastic use once I learned just how damaging they are to our oceans.

Make a difference with these 9 simple tips for living with less plastic, avoiding single-use plastic products will reduce your impact on plastic pollution

9 Tips for Living with Less Plastic (infographic) (via Less Plastic UK) Make a difference with these 9 simple tips for living with less plastic, avoiding single-use plastic products will reduce your impact on plastic pollution

Plastic Pollution - Surfrider Foundation

Plastic Pollution

I really like how the Surfrider Foundation have represented the effects of plastics in the ocean. Showing the plastic in sushi which is sea food to represent the ocean I think is a clever and very creative way to grab people's attention.

This shows the plastic water bottle effect. this shows how much of an effect water bottles can have on the economy and how much better it is to use reusable bottles. it also points out how 1 out of 6 bottles are recycled properly.

The plastic water bottle effect

The Plastic Water Bottle Environmental Effect - iwhat are they made, how do they effect environment, compares to reusable water bottles (Infographic).

I am not getting any writing done this way, but what the hay, it is summertime.  Enjoy!  The water is Fine?!?!?!?

Why Are People Eating Their Own Trash?

These simple tips can have a big impact on plastic pollution - learn how to use less plastic in your home!

How To Use Less Plastic In Your Home

"The hermit crab forced to live in a toothpaste cap: Heartbreaking image shows the harsh reality of Earth's plastic pollution."

Heartbreaking image shows the reality of Earth's plastic pollution

"The hermit crab forced to live in a toothpaste cap: Heartbreaking image shows the harsh reality of Earth's plastic pollution.

700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help! http://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/marine-species-extinction-and-plastic-pollution/

700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help!

There are an estimated tons of plastic floating on the surface of the ocean and according to a new study authored by researchers at Plymouth University found, a staggering 700 different marine species are threatened by its presence.

♡ We CARE so we SHARE! ♡ PEOPLE! Remember this when helium balloons float away! THEY CHOKE DOLPHINS!

Publicité - Creative advertising campaign - WWF: Each year, plastic pollution kills more than 100 000 marine creatures

#SmartHealthTalkWarning: Pick up your rubbish to save marine mammals! Birds dying with bodies full of plastic mistaken for food: http://www.smarthealthtalk.com/plastic-pollution-expert-advice-aly-the-albatross.html  Find out from expert just how bad the plastic in the ocean really is.  Some plastic like styrofoam takes millions of years to break down and most all turn into micro plastic and end up in marine animals and fish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v75iL9WHqyc

Personal: Being a scuba diver, I have first hand seen the negative effects of plastic pollution. It amazes me even with the availability of plastic recycling how extensive the plastic pollution reaches today.

We all need to start changing our lifestyles, this is just wrong. Cleaning Up the Oceans Plastic Soup

Cleaning Up the Oceans' 'Plastic Soup'

We all need to start changing our lifestyles, this is just wrong. Cleaning Up the Oceans Plastic Soup is so gross.

Tiny plastic microbeads found in personal care products like toothpaste and facial scrubs are washed down the drain and evade municipal sewage treatment facilities because of their microscopic size. They end up in rivers, lakes, and oceans where they absorb toxic chemicals (e.g., PCBs, DDT, PFCs) in the water and are ingested by aquatic wildlife. And they simply accumulate and accumulate as toxic plastic pollution.

5 Gyres has developed this Microbead Infographic that demonstrates the problem of plastic microbeads - tiny, toxic, plastic beads - in our personal care products, like face scrub and toothpaste, that.

Plastic pollution is so bad that fibres are in te air we breathe

Plastic pollution is so bad that fibres are in te air we breathe

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