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ocean trash....we are so much better than this!  Why such a disconnect? How many dead beats sitting home on welfare could be put to work cleaning our rivers, lakes and beaches. Their getting paid anyway put them to work or no HANDOUTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How many dead beats sitting home on welfare could be put to work cleaning our rivers, lakes and beaches. Their getting paid anyway put them to work or no HANDOUTS!

World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland: Plastic Worlds by 2050

The huge amount of plastic waste floating around in the world’s oceans is expected to get a lot worse in the next 35 years or so. A new report by the World Economic Forum estimates that by the weight of all the plastic in the oceans will surpass the [.

Disturbing poster from the Surfrider Foundation makes the effects of plastics in the ocean real. Recent studies estimate that fish off the west coast ingest over 12,000 TONS of plastic a year!  We need to all do our part to reduce & reuse.  What goes in the ocean goes in you.

Disturbing poster from the Surfrider Foundation makes the effects of plastics in the ocean real. Recent studies estimate that fish off the west coast ingest over TONS of plastic a year! We need to all do our part to reduce & reuse.

Just how badly are we overfishing the oceans? How and Why - Washington Post

Just how badly are we overfishing the oceans? - Atlantic coast fisheries are still trying to limit overfishing of menhaden with traditional catch limits. Voisin/The Washington Post)

It might sound extreme or seem impossible for humans to be able to empty the oceans, but according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), around 90 percent of the world’s stocks now fully or overfished and a 17 percent increase in production forecast by 2025.

The World’s Fish Populations are Set to Collapse in 2025 – But There is Still Hope!

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Check out new work on my @Behance portfolio: "WWF creative awards 2016" http://be.net/gallery/36230333/WWF-creative-awards-2016

Check out new work on my @Behance portfolio: "WWF creative awards 2016" http://be.net/gallery/36230333/WWF-creative-awards-2016

(Bottom trawling is) akin to someone plowing up a wildflower meadow, just because they can, says Callum Roberts, marine biologist at the UKs York University. Others have compared it to the deforestation of tropical rainforests.

Bottom trawling is akin to someone plowing up a wildflower meadow, just because they can, says Callum Roberts, marine biologist at the UKs York University. Others have compared it to the deforestation of tropical rainforests.