Think there is "just" a plastic bag island in the ocean? Think again. A local scuba instructor in Hawaii teamed up with a videographer and the results of what they found floating in the ocean are shocking.
Turns out that plastic bag waste is not the most harmful by-product of plastic bags - toxic gases just might be. A new study reported on in The Independent states that as plastic bags break down they are releasing gases that are incredibly harmful to both humans as well as marine life.
From The Independent: