Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Plastic rubbish blights Atlantic Ocean

Scientists discover area of western North Atlantic where trash tends to accumulate, naming it "Detriot". Scientists have discovered an area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates.
The region is said to compare with the well-documented "great Pacific garbage patch".
Karen Lavender Law of the Sea Education Association told the BBC that the issue of plastics had been "largely ignored" in the Atlantic. Click on the pic for the full story.

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