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Plastic Debris

Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean Surface

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Plastic junk is floating widely on the world's oceans, but there's less of it than expected, a study says. Such ocean...

Ocean Plastic's Impact on Wild Sea Turtles

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

Our plastic footprint is on remote beaches, in isolated patches of ocean and in the stomachs of wild endangered animals. But there's nothing convenient about our future with plastic. We have a lot of work to do to reverse this mess.

Atlantic Garbage Patch (PHOTOS)

Stiv J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stiv J. Wilson

LONGBEACH, CA -- In January and February of this year a team of scientists, researchers, artists and journalists traveled to The North Atlantic Gyre i...

Plastic Trash Collects In Atlantic Ocean, Comparable To Great Pacific Garbage Patch

BBC News | Victoria Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have discovered an area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates. The region is said to compare with the well-document...