1. Nov 3, 2012 12:45am

    Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    By Casey Chan

    Plastic Paradise is a documentary by Angela Sun about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch at Midway Atoll. It shows how plastic is ruining nature, causing birds and animals to die and polluting the waters. It’s pretty bad.

    The documentary analyzes the change that inventing plastic has had on our lives and tries to answer the question of where the plastic we invent goes. 20 tons of plastic trash actually end up on the island of Midway Atoll, which is pretty much in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Watch the trailer above and learn more about plastic at Plastic Paradise. [Plastic Paradise via Laughing Squid]

     
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