The Great Atlantic Ocean Garbage
Green Earth Journey
FEBRUARY 25, 2010
Researchers carried out a two decade study in areas of the Caribbean and the North Atlantic off of the US coast – the longest study on record of plastic marine debris conducted in any ocean basin. The majority of specimens found were plastics used to make consumer items, as well as a bevvy of plastic bag remains, all no more than 1 cm across but large in number in some areas. February 25, 2010 at 2:11 pm by Katie M.