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Meet the Plastisphere: Ocean Plastic Pollution Is So Bad, It Is Now Its Own Ecosystem


Environment  (tags: conservation, climate-change, ecosystems, protection, pollution, plastic, problem, danger, oceans )

Giana
- 746 days ago - treehugger.com
We all know ocean plastic is a big, and growing, problem. But what some scientists have recently realized is that plastic is such a pervasive presence in the ocean that it is actually worthy of being its own -shpere. The Plastisphere.



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Edo R. (71)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:48 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:50 am
thanks for the article giana
 

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Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:50 am
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Frans Badenhorst (564)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:09 am
I just want to CRY when I see things like this..............I hate plastic and everything / everybody affiliated with it.....
 

Ada P. (25)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:44 am
now that's scary... really, how to make people re-thing their doings?
 

Natasha Salgado on holidays (635)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 7:20 am
Why can't plastics be banned---out with all water bottles and plastic bags to start with. So sad to see this...thx Giana
 

MmAWAY M. (473)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:13 am
That is a horrific site...Bad dreams are installed with that! Mankind has been and is loose and careless. They think that their needs are the only one that matters. Well, when the ocean is dead and the earth is covered with Trash maybe these guys will scratch their Arsh and say sitting on the beach " What have we Done" !?!?! Oops to late then and it certainly is pretty darn late now? TU Giana...Greats news ~ All!
 
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