Ocean garbage, particularly plastics, is a real and dangerous problem. The ocean gyres are large areas of circulating trash that affect all the earth. Plastics have become like mercury and are being found throughout the food chain. This means we are eating what we threw away. Many organizations, such as Oceana, Five Gyres are quite involved in this problem. Check out the research and the facts and do your part to reduce the garbage that makes its way to the sea.