What can we do?
These are some animals that were harmed by people throwing garbage in the ocean
This bird was caught in the leftover plastic from a 6 pack of soda.
This turtle also got caught in the leftover plastic from a 6 pack of soda.
This bird got caught in fishing line
What can we do.
What effects will this problem have on earth in the future?
40% of America’s rivers and 46% of America’s lakes are too polluted for fishing, swimming, or aquatic life.
1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage, storm water, and industrial waste are dumped into US waters annually.
In developing countries, 70 percent of factory wastes are dumped untreated into waters where they pollute the usable water supply.
How the world uses fresh water.
About 70 percent for irrigation
About 22 percent for industry
About 8 percent for domestic use