A not-so-fun cartoon: "plastics kill"

A blunt animated message for Surfrider's Rise Above Plastics, with Portland's Borders Perrin Norrander (full credits here)

Via Notcot and others.

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Is it bad that I find that video sort of eerily, post-apocalyptically beautiful?

When you're dropping bottles into the sea, always use glass. For everything else, plastic is probably better.

By Robert Lee (not verified) on 07 Mar 2010 #permalink

It is time to add another verse to "where have all teh flowers gone?"
I think maybe.
Our family is weaning ourselves of plastic consumption. We've all got our own water bottles that we carry around. But the truly scary thing for me is how many beauty products have hidden plastics in them that can end up in the ocean and the watershed. They don't kill whales and bigger fish directly but kill krill quite efficiently. The term to watch for is something like "micro-dermabrasion" or "micro beads" - anything that exfoliates but does not have an obvious biological exfoliant (like ground walnut shells or apricot kernels) is suspect.