Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Earth Day

Tulum, Mexico 2009

Each year around 100 million tonnes of plastic are produced and 10% of this ends up in the ocean. At this moment there is a million pound mass of garbage, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, that is bigger than Texas and it is slowly accumulating in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. To highlight this growing problem of marine pollution, these letters were made from actual trash collected on a small stretch of beach in Tulum, Mexico. Please click here to learn more:

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