Patrick Puschnig

Patrick Puschnig

Patrick Puschnig
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Ocean Banner - Seahorse by SaveMyOceans.org Campaign~  I wanted to focus my campaign on the toxic plastic trash accumulating in our oceans. Plastic can take thousands of years to fully degrade but it breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces bite sized pieces for our marine life to mistakenly consume. It seems so absurd that a plastic bottle we use once and toss sticks around for thousands of years after. SaveMyOceans.com

Ocean Banner - Seahorse by SaveMyOceans.org Campaign~ I wanted to focus my campaign on the toxic plastic trash accumulating in our oceans. Plastic can take thousands of years to fully degrade but it breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces bite sized pieces for our marine life to mistakenly consume. It seems so absurd that a plastic bottle we use once and toss sticks around for thousands of years after. SaveMyOceans.com

For the last 25 years, the International Coastal Cleanup has recorded the debris collected by volunteers on the beach.  According to their meticulous records, aside from cigarette butts, eight of the top nine types of trash floating around in the ocean comes from our food purchases.

For the last 25 years, the International Coastal Cleanup has recorded the debris collected by volunteers on the beach. According to their meticulous records, aside from cigarette butts, eight of the top nine types of trash floating around in the ocean comes from our food purchases.

Five years after the BP oil disaster, scientists are still studying the ongoing impact on wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. OnEarth breaks down what they know ..

Five years after the BP oil disaster, scientists are still studying the ongoing impact on wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. OnEarth breaks down what they know ..

Artist Jennifer Frost collects marine debris found in California waterways and transforms it into beautiful works of art. http://www.collectfrost.com

Artist Jennifer Frost collects marine debris found in California waterways and transforms it into beautiful works of art. http://www.collectfrost.com

Most plastic pollution at sea starts out on land as litter on beaches, streets and sidewalks. After plastics enter the marine environment they slowly photodegrade into smaller pieces that marine life can mistake for food, sometimes with fatal results.  Ocean gyres concentrate plastic pollution in five main areas of the world’s ocean and various research groups are bringing back alarming data documenting plastics impacts.

Most plastic pollution at sea starts out on land as litter on beaches, streets and sidewalks. After plastics enter the marine environment they slowly photodegrade into smaller pieces that marine life can mistake for food, sometimes with fatal results. Ocean gyres concentrate plastic pollution in five main areas of the world’s ocean and various research groups are bringing back alarming data documenting plastics impacts.