Essay about Plastic and the Ocean

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Plastic and The Ocean
Could Alexander Parkers, the German chemist-scientist, expect that his great invention of plastic in 1862 will turn nowadays as an ecological catastrophe? In August 1997, after a regatta in Honolulu Capitan Charles Moore, today is scientific and researcher, decided to safe time and sailed straight to California through the North Pacific Gyre, a giant watery desert without any wind. He was terrified by the view that he saw around his yacht, which navigated through infinite debris of floating plastic, hundred of miles across to the horizon. Thus was discovered the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”, which is a result of human civilization. Since 1950, when people have begun using plastic products vastly, it is difficult to
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Plastic and The Ocean
Could Alexander Parkers, the German chemist-scientist, expect that his great invention of plastic in 1862 will turn nowadays as an ecological catastrophe? In August 1997, after a regatta in Honolulu Capitan Charles Moore, today is scientific and researcher, decided to safe time and sailed straight to California through the North Pacific Gyre, a giant watery desert without any wind. He was terrified by the view that he saw around his yacht, which navigated through infinite debris of floating plastic, hundred of miles across to the horizon. Thus was discovered the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”, which is a result of human civilization. Since 1950, when people have begun using plastic products vastly, it is difficult to imagine someone who does not employ a disposable plastic every day. Plastic is an irreplaceable item that extremely facilitated life of people, but only until the moment when it is thrown away. It accumulates than on dumps, in city drains, rivers and lakes, after finally gets into the ocean. According to Greenpeace of the 100 million tones of plastic are manufactured in the world every year, ten percent arrives into the ocean (crochetcoralreef.org). Biological disintegration of plastic requires hundreds of years, and the process produces poison products. As a result of that, plastic causes harmful effects on the ocean and environment.
Since plastic got into the ocean, the flow picks it up and brings to the North Pacific Gyre where it gathers
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