Most plastic pollution at sea starts out on land as litter on beaches, streets and sidewalks. After plastics enter the marine environment they slowly photodegrade into smaller pieces that marine life can mistake for food, sometimes with fatal results. Ocean gyres concentrate plastic pollution in five main areas of the world’s ocean and various research groups are bringing back alarming data documenting plastics impacts.
Christmas vignette displayed in a shadow box with a painted frame around the opening - The vignette extends beyond the frame onto the mantel. Also notice the "Magic" garland at the top of the frame.