24 de abril de 2010

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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.

Check out this amazing info-graphic about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Or here for a larger image.

Source: Good is Transparency
Gyre illustration by Jacob Magraw-Mickelson

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