The sad destination of a lot of plastic water bottles….

I just saw an interesting and quite terrifying video on TED about where our garbage often ends up – with detrimental consequences for animals and ocean life (not to mention ourselves in the long run). Among those impacted are dead baby albatrosses, whose parents mistake bottle caps floating in the Pacific Ocean for bits of food and feed them to their children. A couple of weeks ago, John Kastelic wrote a pretty disturbing and informative post about these”islands of garbage” in the middle of the Ocean. Capt. Charles Moore’s explains more about it in his TED talk :

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