So you want to raise awareness about the amount of debris in the ocean due to plastic pollution? Want more people to understand about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? You could row across the Pacific like Roz Savage. Or you could do like the designers,builders and crew of the Plastiki. Build a 60 foot Catamaran out of 12,000 reused plastic beverage bottles.
The Plastiki in San Francisco Bay,source The Plastiki Website
On Monday,they are set to complete their 10,000 mile cross Pacific voyage from San Francisco,USA to Sydney,Australia. All on a boat aimed . . . →Read More:A Pacific Journey Riding on Cola Bottles
A few years ago a friend told me about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. I was told it was a patch of garbage in the Pacific Ocean so big that it could be seen from space. Naturally I was horrified. I pictured islands of floating trash stuck in Gyres of Oceanic currents. I vaguely remember searching for Great Pacific Garbage Patch in Google Earth on a rumor that it could be seen and searched for.
I never found the islands of trash and you won’t either. The reality of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is actually . . . →Read More:Great Pacific Garbage Patch