Watch the video about “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” and check whether the following statements are TRUE or FALSE. You must justify your FALSE answers.
1.- __________ The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is located in the Atlantic Ocean
2.- __________ The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a beautiful landscape
3.- __________ This floating island of trash is half the size of Texas
4.- __________ It contains about 3.5 million tons of trash
5.- __________ Plastics are bio-degradable
6.- __________ It was discovered in 1997 by Captain Charles Marlow
7.- __________ In that place there is 5 times more plastic than plankton
8.- __________ Fish and birds do not eat the plastic
9.- __________ People may consume plastic through the fish they eat.
10.- __________ The only way to stop this is by cleaning the garbage patch up.
11.- __________ Education, recycling and prevention are the key to preventing the garbage patch from continuing to grow.
12.- How will you help?