The North Pacific gyre and Ocean Pollution

In 1909

Bakelite is introduced to the Chemist Club in NY as the “first thermoset plastic,” meaning once formed, it was set for life.

In 1939

Nylon stockings debut at the World’s Fair.

In 1946

Earl S. Tupper produces a 7-ounce polyethylene tumbler, the first of many products available from Tupperware Home Parties, Inc.

There are now 5.25 trillion macro and micro-plastic pieces floating in the open ocean.

This is my presentation about the 5 gyres so please browse the slideshow above to find out more about these human made wildlife death traps.

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