Bag Monster Sighting – South Pacific Subtropical Gyre

Posted by — May 23, 2011 12:22 pm

I have been tracking the Bag Monster for over 6 years now. My search lead me to join the 5Gyres Institute, as they explored the last of the five oceanic gyres in their ground breaking global research expedition. I wanted to see firsthand, the impacts of plastic pollution on our marine environment. In case you were not aware, a gyre is a gentle vortex, formed between two currents, creating an area that is known to collect marine debris and plastic pollution. “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is a common description of the well-known North Pacific Gyre. The other four gyres have been largely unexplored until now.

You can read about my journey here:

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