21 Aug '11, 5pm

How Many Marine Mammals Did Your Plastic Grocery Bag Kill Today? #care2

How Many Marine Mammals Did Your Plastic Grocery Bag Kill Today? #care2

Did you know that 500 billion plastic bags are consumed on this planet every year? The sobering statistic: “more than a million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals die every year from ingestion of or entanglement in plastics” is the subject of a new ad by the Surfrider Foundation. With DisneyNature opening a new film about the ocean on Earth Day, scientists confirming an Atlantic garbage patch that rivals the one in the pacific, I think we are going to be hearing a lot more about plastics in our oceans. The attention will be well deserved but I struggle with is what to do next. Surfrider and others suggest we all reduce our plastic use and therefore plastic trash. Great. But, is that going to do it? I don’t mean to malign the good work of those encouraging us all to live greener. (You may have read about Beth Terry’s efforts to live a life less plastic here on Care2 a coup...

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