final 3d modeling project: ROLE REVERSAL


Facts about marine plastic pollution:

*Since the 1950s, around 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide.

*Half of all plastics ever manufactured have been made in the last 15 years.

*100,000 marine mammals and turtles and 1 million sea birds are killed by marine plastic pollution annually.

*Every day approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans.

*The average person eats 70,000 microplastics each year.

A local fisherman inspects a dead California gray whale on the northern shore of Latoucha Island, Alaska, Sunday afternoon on April 9, 1989. The whale was found over the weekend in the oil-contaminated waters of Prince William Sound. Wildlife experts later determined that the whale had died before the Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred on March 24. ​