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.
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 ocean is slowly dying because of us, and the ocean's sea creatures suffer because of us! What can YOU do that will make me change these words into something good? Remember to always throw away your trash, pick up trash, and bring NO PLASTIC to the beach! All these little things can help save a sea creature's life! Everyone can be a wildlife hero even if you do these little things! - Wildlife Earth on Pinterest, for all the wildlife news, facts, and pictures!
Rise Above Plastics Mission: To reduce the impacts of plastics in the marine environment by raising awareness about the dangers of plastic pollution and by advocating for a reduction of single-use plastics and the recycling of all plastics.