The Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch is an enormous collection of trash that is collected and deposited by ocean currents in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean. The trash mainly comprises of plastic debris and is not only huge but is also scattered along a wide expanse making it difficult to clear up the choked-up water space.
The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is a haven for marine life and helps in conserving and protecting several endangered marine animals.
Ocean acidification is one of the gravest issues which is contributing to marine pollution. Learn about the effects of ocean acidification on marine and human life.