350 pieces of plastic in one turtle

I had an e-mail this week from a friend in France.  She had just read about a turtle found with 350 pieces of plastic in it’s stomach.  It is amazing to read continual stories of this devastation of life.

Humans currently produce 260 million tons of plastic a year. When those products are pulled into the sea’s currents, the plastics do not biodegrade but are broken into smaller pieces which are consumed by marine life at the bottom of the food chain.

With 90% of ocean fish believed to have plastic remnants in their stomachs and more than half of turtle strandings now due to marine debris, it is time to really change your habits or our marine life are not going to survive, creating a shortage of