9-Year Old Boy Recycling & Saving the Oceans from Garbage!

Earth avoidance and the widening nature gap | Vernon LaVia | TEDxNaperville


Birds that swim to catch their food– like the penguin, albatross, shearwater, petrel, puffin, auklet, murre, and many others–gobble up plastic, Styrofoam, Q-tips, wrappers, and a myriad of other garbage that looks like food bits in murky water. Mass die-offs are occurring.

By some estimates, as many as 90% of sea birds have plastic in their stomach, leaching slow poison into their systems, destined to cause mass reductions in numbers and probable extinction of many: