Fish feeding on plastic in ocean's 'Garbage Patch'
Posted Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:02:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts
A team of American researchers have travelled to the Pacific Ocean's dirtiest waters to find that nine per cent of the fish there are eating our waste in the form of tiny specs of plastic. The garbage patch is known more correctly as North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, 1,000 miles off the Californian coast, and it was discovered that fish are eating 12,000 to 24,000 tons of plastic each year. Fish feeding on plastic in ocean's 'Garbage Patch'