Saturday, May 11, 2013

"OtherPeoplesTrash" Skaha Lake's West side KAYAKING-LOG: May11th2013

We have beautiful lakes in the Okanagan Valley; 
but it is sad how many take our lakes for granted.

Kayaking along Skaha Lake's West side from Penticton towards Kaleden. Didn't even make it 1/3 the way and my crate was full of the trash I collected. We all need do our part to take care of our waterways before it is too late. ~Guy

"If you have a heart, this next video will get you choked up!" ~GuyThaLizard

Please watch: "When birds eats plastic!!" (Shocking video below) Island is an uninhabited island about 2000 km from any other coast line. It lies roughly equidistant between North America and Asia, and almost halfway around the world from England. If you think that throwing away that plastic bottle or piece of rubbish, can't possibly be doing any harm, then watch this clip and think again.
"This is sad and disgusting.Photographer Chris Jordan took pictures of dead albatrosses on the Midway Atoll, a remote cluster of islands more than 2000 miles from the nearest continent.The photos reveal a gruesome reality -- the insides of the decaying birds were filled with plastic trash. Despite being on an island far from industrial areas, the albatrosses are finding plastic bits floating in the Pacific Ocean which they eat and feed to their chicks.Read more: "


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