Thursday, February 7, 2008

The world's rubbish dump: a garbage tip that stretches from Hawaii to Japan

A vast swath of the Pacific, twice the size of Texas, is full of a plastic stew that is entering the food chain. Scientists say these toxins are causing obesity, infertility...and worse.

A "plastic soup" of waste floating in the Pacific Ocean is growing at an alarming rate and now covers an area twice the size of the continental United States, scientists have said.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

That's pretty fucking scary