Carried by Currents

Ocean currents connect the world. For the most part, that’s a very good thing. However, they also transport millions of tons of man-made debris around the planet. That’s a very bad thing.

In the marine environment, plastics

Humans have created ________ of plastic since it was invented

Most marine debris comes from

The world's oceans are connected by powerful ocean currents

Marine debris is a global problem, but solving this huge issue starts with you and me. Here are some ways you can make a difference:

– Opt for reusable items instead of single-use products.

– Recycle as much of your trash as you can.

– Join local efforts to pick up trash.

– Keep streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and storm drains free of trash.


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