Plastic Pollution and Chile Coastline, The Latest 5 Gyres Mission
Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care
5 Gyres, an organization that seeks to study plastic pollution in waters around the world, report on the problem, and attempt to provide solutions, has embarked on a new mission exploring the southern coast of Chile to document any and all incidents of plastic pollution.
In addition to the northern Pacific gyre there are 5 gyres around the world, and one is off the western coast of southern Chile. Winds sweep across the south Pacific, and a lot of the plastic ends up in the jagged coastline of southern Chile…