“Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it isn’t there.”
A nice graphic reminder for us by Indonesia-based digital artist Ferdi Rizkiyanto.
Find groups and people working to cut down on ocean pollution and debris – here on our plastic/marine debris Twitter list.
And give up, as much as you can, single-use bags, bottles and disposables of all types. Check out The Zero Waste Home for lots of tips and inspiration. You’ll help the ocean.
* Thanks to iNaturalist.org and Oceans Initiative for introducing us to this image.
“There is no reason a product we use for a few minutes should float in our oceans for a few hundred years.”
After the state legislature failed to take decisive action to reduce Oregonians’ use of single-use plastic bags, a mosaic of activists, conservationists and just plain sensible people are working in cities and counties across the state to take action to reduce this most destructive habit of consumers.