ocean pollution

VIDEO: Learning the facts on ocean pollution

Although we see pollution on our beaches, sidewalks and streets, it’s not often that we think about what we don’t see–the pollution that winds up floating in and resting on the bottom of our oceans.

Put the following videos on your watch list to see what’s going on in our oceans and why it’s important that we recognize it, and hopefully make changes to slow it. Who knows? Perhaps with the help of technology, we can even clean it up.

How did the deepest part of the ocean get so polluted?

How much plastic is in the ocean?

The Great Pacific Garbage patch explained

How pollution is changing our ocean’s chemistry

Turning down the volume on human noise pollution for marine life

Can this project clean up millions of tons of ocean plastic?



Krista's a freelance proofreader and writer who spends most days eyeballing medical texts, others crafting stories for teen games. Sometimes she even makes a few bucks with photography. One thing's always true--she's got a hot geek streak for historical and scientific discovery.

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