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Film Looks at Plastics in the Oceans

Plastic sludge and garbage, a blight on the world’s oceans. Eight million metric tons of plastic wind up each year in the oceans, harming marine life and entering the food chain. A film crew traveled the globe to document the rubbish, producing a new documentary film called A Plastic Ocean that looks at the problem, and its solutions. Julie Andersen of the Plastic Oceans Foundation said what is seen is just the tip of the problem. “Half of the waste actually sinks to the bottom,...

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