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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch in a nutshell.

Operation SeaNet, map of the world showing the 6 main ocean gyres

Help save this planet! Go plastic free - Plastik frei!

Save My Oceans Poster Campaign on awareness to save marine life from trash debris - Activism -

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A trash free ocean is possible! today and support the movement for a trash free ocean - Photo Malik Naumann - Marine Photobank

By now, most of us are aware that there is a large patch of floating plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. What you may not know is that it’s not made up of plastic bags and empty bottles. It’s made up of billions of tiny pieces of plastic, and it’s basically invisible unless you’re floating in it. While this might seem better, it’s actually much worse for the environment—and for you.

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch by Jacob Magraw-Mickelson about how billions of tiny pieces of plastic make the environment worse.

Wind Map - Surface wind data comes from the National Digital Forecast Database. These are near-term forecasts, revised once per hour. So what you're seeing is a living portrait. http://hint.fm/wind/

WATCH: Interactive 'Wind Map' Will Blow You Away

Wind Map is a beautiful animated visualization of the flow of wind around the United States. Wind Map is by Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.

Portrait of victims of the famine in the province of Madras

Poverty was intense during colonial era India. Numerous famines and epidemics killed millions of people each. This image is from famine in South of British India that starved and killed over 6 million people.

5 Shocking Photos of What It’s Like to Swim in Ocean Plastic Pollution | TakePart

5 Shocking Photos of What It’s Like to Swim in Ocean Plastic Pollution - Photographer Nick Pumphrey hoped to encounter manta rays on a recent dive trip. He got his wish, but he also came face to face with a marine crisis: ocean plastic pollution.

Last minute: destinazione isola di spazzatura…

Mere Anarchy is Loosed Upon the World