Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical component of many commonly-used plastic items, is considered to be a health risk.
The North Pacific Gyre is a huge, slow moving vortex caused by winds and current patterns between California and Japan where millions of tons of plastic garbage have accumulated. Learn about the causes and ecological impact of this massive marine waste dump.
The leatherback is the largest sea turtle species, and is found throughout the world’s oceans. Once abundant, these amazing animals are now disappearing.
Ocean dead zones are areas where lack of oxygen in sea water prevents marine life from surviving. In recent decades, these deadly regions have been increasing in size and number.