The Peril of Plastic

Posted In News, Pollution

“The unprecedented plastic waste tide plaguing our oceans and shores, can become as limited as our chosen relationship with plastics, which involves a dramatic behavioral change on our part…”
Captions and Photo: © SAF — Coastal Care


For bizarre items floating in the ocean, try topping this: The upper half of a set of false teeth, seen bobbing around in the South China Sea.

“I remember thinking: ‘How on earth did it get there?”’ said Lindsay Porter, a marine scientist based in the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu, who spotted the item from a research vessel about 200 kilometers, or 125 miles, off China in 2009…

Read Full Article, The New York Times

The Fifth International Marine Debris Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Coastal Care

Plastic Pollution, Coastal Care

All the Way To The Ocean, in Coastal Care


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