We jump for the expedition to come." -South Atlantic Gyre Team, 5 Gyres
Gyres are the circulating currents in the ocean in which plastic trash accumulates. These "islands" of trash are enormous (e.g., the North Pacific Gyre spans twice the size of the United States) and there are 5 major Gyres in different areas of the world.
Learn more about 5 Gyres and their mission and current expeditions here: http://5gyres.org/
Cape Town, South Africa