Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Pacific Garbage Patch" Tag

The ubiquitous and toxic Great Pacific Garbage Patch grows

Tests showed that 84% of the plastics in the GPGP contain at least one type of highly toxic PBT (Persistent Bio-accumulative Toxic). [...]

October 31, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: What are prospects for a biodegradable fishing line?

Eighty percent fishing line and plastics in our oceans come from land. Discarded at sea, traps and nets keep on "ghost fishing" for months and even years. [...]

January 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide