There is so much plastic pollution in the oceans it's created "islands" the size of Texas. Small pieces of plastic are killing tiny birds and huge whales. And plastic is polluting people, too. Babies and pregnant women are particularly susceptible.
You can learn more about the threats plastic pose and what you can do to protect yourself, your community, and wildlife,
by tuning in to the TedX conference on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Today, Saturday, November 6.