Video Of The Week - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

By Meera Dolasia on February 14, 2010

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a 500-mile long area of toxic plastic waste that extends from California to the Sea of Japan - All created thanks to our careless disposal of plastic, which not only takes a lot of energy to manufacture, but also, hundreds of years to disintegrate.

On this Valentine's day, when we appreciate everyone around us, let us take a moment to appreciate our planet and vow to do everything we can to help out - As you will learn from Kijani, the Green Gorilla, it is quite easy. If we alter just a few of our bad habits, we can make all make a difference!

source: sustainlanemedia

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  • person8/13/2011
    :-(, that poor baby turtle ate some plastic :-(
    • Zeabra12/9/2011
      Poor animals that live at the 500-mile long toxic plasic strech that starts at Californa to the sea of Japan.
      • swirlylollypops
        noooooooooo! baby turtle!!!! spit that blue plastic bag out of your mouth!!!
        • khan0012/19/2012
          The video is awesome!!
          • ABE2/25/2012
            man I'm so starting to use reusable bags!
            • aud101
              hey now i think the bags was a''great'' idea
              • katjune62
                Poor turtle!
                • cand j cj4/13/2012
                  that poor turtle i wish i could help that turtle
                  • lolly101
                    omg turtle spit that out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                    • LOL5/1/2012
                      Hey guys, the turtle is just doing his part! Recyle little turtle recycle 1


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