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  We would like to welcome the NOMC II (Non-Oceanic Material Collector) into the Adopt A Gyre family. We are anxious to begin testing on the newest prototype!  Ideally, the prototype is designed to do the exact opposite of the NOMC I. This makes very little sense without the understanding of the physics …

From Midway Island, a film documenting the ingested plastic by local albatross’ Click below to see the video of this tragedy. Click here to see vide————->  Message From Midway <———–Click here to see Video

A fish shown above, has died for an unknown reason. A quick examination shows that this fish had micro-plastics in its stomach at the time of its death. It seems that curiosity killed the cat/fish in this instance. Reports from the english channel read “Scientists have found tiny fragments of …

It is imperative for us as people to know exactly how long different items will stay in our oceans. . This is an Image we stumbled across and felt obligated to share on our site. As we can see it can be a considerable amount of time before breaking down …

Here Is Capt. Charles Moore and a talk on the “plastic conversation”. Some key elements in this lecture are his shocking evidence collected from his journeys to the pacific garbage patch and the analysis that follows. Click on the link below to see his talk! Click here ——->The Plastic Ocean <———-Click …

The young and great Bonnie Monteleone explains the plastic problem to us through a visual roller coaster. Click on the link below to see her insight. click here——>Plastic Art “What Goes Around Comes Around”<——-click here           Bonnie Monteleone is one of the leading scientists with the …

  It is imperative that we can see how our ocean collects debris from the terrestrial habitats. This photo is arguably one of the most impact full photos of ocean pollution today and we thank him greatly for it.

  Turtles can very Easily confuse Plastic bags in the ocean for Jelly fish. After ingestion the bags will sit in the turtles stomach and not pass through. Naturally this can be detrimental to the growth and even life of the turtle.