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Smith-Llera, Danielle

Trash Vortex: How Plastic Pollution Is Choking the World's Oceans

(3) 4-6 Captured Science History series. This installment in the Captured History spinoff series examines plastic debris in the world's oceans, using ample photographic documentation of the disastrous effects. An engaging and thought-provoking discussion covers the development of plastics production and society's obsession with the disposable, as well as the ecology of injecting "artificial plastic materials into the tissue of life." Reading list, timeline. Bib., glos., ind.

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