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bulletpoint It is estimated that 50% of plastic is buried in landfills, and about 45% is lost in the environment where it ultimately washes out to sea.
bulletpoint In the ocean, plastic waste accumulates in giant gyres of debris. The North Pacific Garbage Patch, the largest of the five gyres, is twice the size of Texas and contains about 3.5 million tons of trash.
bulletpoint It is estimated that in many areas plastic fragments outnumber zooplankton by as much as 40 to 1.
bulletpoint In a large area of the North Pacific, 6 pounds of plastic was found for every 1 pound of algae.
bulletpoint If fish are eating plastic, we are eating it too.
bulletpoint Learn more! On Midway Island in the middle of the Pacific, 40% of albatross chicks die each year because their bellies are full of discarded plastic. Adult albatross see floating plastic on the surface of the water, mistake it for food, and feed it to their young. See what the Monterey Bay Aquarium is doing to raise awareness about this threatened bird.

 

Konservingly,

Chance and Lynn
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Chance and Lynn
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