Message in A Bottle
“Californians are literally swimming in plastic,” said Blake Kopcho, who conducted the survey for the Center. “This pollution is disturbingly widespread, from microfibers in the San Diego surf to water bottles on Eureka’s Clam Beach.
Every year eight million tonnes of plastic goes into the ocean, the equivalent to five grocery bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world.
About 90 percent of coral reefs will disappear by 2050, the same year scientists have estimated there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.
We take $2.5 trillion out of the oceans through fishing and aquaculture, shipping and tourism annually.
Art for Purpose enables you to clean a piece of beach for adoption one photograph cleans one piece of beach.