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Great Pacific Garbage Patch. 3.5 million tons of trash, mostly plastic, covering an area twice the size of Texas, floating in the Pacific Ocean.

Volunteers try to clear a dam which is filled with discarded plastic bottles and other garbage, blocking Vacha Dam, near the town of Krichim.

divers cut a Hawaiian green sea turtle free from a derelict fishing net during a recent mission to collect marine debris in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

NOAA divers cut a Hawaiian green sea turtle free from a derelict fishing net, collects 50 metric tons of marine debris from Northwester Hawaiian Islands

The Los Angeles Public Works department attempts to removes plastic debris caught by booms.  When a heavy rain happens none of it is caught.

The Los Angeles Public Works department attempts to removes plastic debris caught by booms. When a heavy rain happens none of it is caught.

Plastic Garbage in Oceans: Understanding Marine Pollution from Microplastic Particles - Science Daily, April 17, 2012

Plastic Garbage in Oceans: Understanding Marine Pollution from Microplastic Particles - Science Daily, April 2012

We must drastically reduce our plastic consumption.  The Great Garbage Patch | 13 Reasons The Ocean Might Never Be The Same

From overfishing to the great garbage patch, these are some of the biggest threats to the future of the ocean.

What’s the size of Texas, made of plastic, and floating in the Pacific Ocean?  If you guessed the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” you’re right.  The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is also known as the largest landfill in the world, and unfortunately it is not found in a thoroughly planned, designed and controlled waste management facility — it’s found in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

On Aug. Scripps Institution of Oceanography SEAPLEX researchers encountered a large ghost net with tangled rope, net, plastic, and various biological organisms.

What's in The Package? More Than You Know.

plastic pollution indian patch 19 year old inventor finds way to clean up the worlds oceans in under 5 years time

Twitter / Earth_Pics: A long term effect of garbage ... and this is our fault!  We must take responsibility for the litter and garbage that pollutes our earth and harms it's creatures.

This is Peanut the turtle, shortly after being found in Missouri in She was taken to to a zoo in St. Louis where the six-pack ring was removed. It seems that she was trapped in the plastic ring.