1. Journalist Donovan Hohn decided to track down 28,800 missing bath toys lost at sea. What he found: "When I set out following these toys, I didn’t expect it to turn into an environmental story but I very quickly learned … that unlike the flotsam of ages past, the flotsam of today — much of it plastic — persists. It lasts visibly for decades and chemically for centuries because it doesn’t biodegrade." [complete story and book excerpt here] View in High-Res

    Journalist Donovan Hohn decided to track down 28,800 missing bath toys lost at sea. What he found: "When I set out following these toys, I didn’t expect it to turn into an environmental story but I very quickly learned … that unlike the flotsam of ages past, the flotsam of today — much of it plastic — persists. It lasts visibly for decades and chemically for centuries because it doesn’t biodegrade." [complete story and book excerpt here]

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