Other Regional and Worldwide News

The Payoff for Overfishing - Jellyfish rule the waves (June 8, 2009) Full article here.

Reasons to Reduce Your Plastic Trash: The Garbage Patch - An example of pollution is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

In this, there are high amounts of plastic that have been collected into a huge pile within the North Pacific Gyre. This area is estimated to hold up to 100 million tons of debris: 80% of the garbage comes from land-based sources, and 20% from ships at sea. A stunning video of its effects.


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