The Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch – How Big Really?

For several years we have been posting about a huge swirling patch of plastic garbage caught in the currents of the Pacific Ocean.  The BBC has an interactive graphic which helps to visualize just how how massive this Pacific garbage patch truly is.  Type in your zip code to relocate the patch over your location.  Thanks to M. Kei for pointing it out.

The Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch – How Big Really?

 

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One Response to The Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch – How Big Really?

  1. Nancy says:

    Imagine what this is doing to our sea life. Is there nothing we can do to contain this mass of garbage?