Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook View our linked in profile View our RSS feeds
Your daily source for sustainable business & sustainable investor news.

(view sample issue)

This is an archived story. The information and any links may no longer be accurate.

04/16/2010 10:45 AM     print story email story  

Researchers Find Atlantic Garbage Patch News

Researchers have located a massive collection of plastic trash in the Atlantic Ocean similar to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch discovered about a decade ago.

These polluted waters, spanning thousands of square miles of ocean, are cause by large vortex currents which collect floating debris from around the world in an ever-thickening soup of plastic.

After finding the Pacific Garbage Patch, researcher hypothesized that similar patches likely existed in other oceans. Now one has been found between Bermuda and Portugal's mid-Atlantic Azores islands.

Read the full story at the link below.



Reader Comments (0)

Add Your Comment

(Use any name, your real name is not required)
Type the characters you see in the picture below.

home |about us |contact us |advertise |feeds |privacy policy |disclosure

Compare Green Cars   |   Find Alternative Fueling Stations