The plastic vortex AKA great eastern garbage patch
In the north east pacific ocean, covering an area more then twice the size of Texas, there is a huge deposit of floating plastic. But what is being done about it?
The History of Life on Earth - Crash Course #1
By crashcourse - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjE-Pkjp3u4 - The History of Life on Earth - with Hank Green. Here we\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'ll be learning how the living things that we\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'ve studied interact with and influence each other and their environments. Life is powerful, and in order to understand how living systems work, you first hav...
Synthetic Sea - Plastic in the open Ocean
To see more go to http://www.algalita.org/
State of the Ocean: The Vital Role of the Ocean
Professor Dan Laffoley, Senior Advisor at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature emphasises the vital role of the ocean for humans and the deadly combination of stressors at play.
Morgan Hoesterey Message in the Waves
Global plastic pollution - a problem facing all of us, not just albatross and not just Hawaiians. The only way to stop it is to stop using plastic as a throwaway material.
Dr Alex Rogers & The Oceans Crisis
Dr. Alex Rogers, Scientific Director of IPSO and Professor of Conservation Biology at the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, gives the overview of the main problems affecting the ocean — and some suggested solutions. For more information visit http://www.stateoftheocean.org