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We can’t ignore the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: World Ocean Day aims to raise concern for plastic pollution
June 10, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

I once heard there is an island of plastic the size of Texas floating in the North Pacific. Turns out this is just a myth. The truth is much, much worse. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is not an island. You can’t stand on it or walk across it. It’s more like a cloud of […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with environmental documentary Trashed at its Houston premiere
April 17, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

The beauty of Earth from space stands in stark contrast to the view from the ground. There is now more human detritus across the globe than ever before. Industrialization, coupled with exponential population increases, pose a serious threat to the life and health of humans and ecosystems across the world. Vast landscapes in China are […]



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