Once the trash reaches the ocean, where does it all go? You may be at the beach and not see any trash around you and wonder how there can be over 5.25 trillion pieces and counting. One of the main places our trash travels to is The North Pacific Ocean Gyre, or as most people known it as, the infamous Great Pacific ...
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Every minute, one garbage truck worth of plastic is dumped into the ocean. Yearly, a colossal 1.4 billion pounds of trash ends up in our beautiful oceans. Of this waste, much of it is plastic.   https://4ocean.com/blogs/blog/how-much-trash-is-in-our-ocean?gclid=CjwKCAjw2rjcBRBuEiwAheKeLyit-X_eGKhM-WPDkkhWAR4AtYNRRrG9qFy97LbezIJG629eqT0CwRoCzUoQAvD_BwE
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This is Sabina. She’s a farmer, a single mom, and the primary care-giver to her elderly mother. She approaches her days with bold wisdom, keen resourcefulness and a dedication to hard work. These days used to start early for Sabina. Without any other option, every morning required a long walk to collect water needed for breakfast, bathing, and cleaning - ...
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Her smile is truly as warm as the herbal tea she prepares each morning to sell from her humble home in Mysore. Past the mint and chamomile drying in the window one can see Nanda’s husband feeding and watering their dairy cow. Days didn’t always start like this for the couple. For years this time of day was spent focused on ...
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Elma is courageous. You see, Elma and her husband have never been able to break free from the cycle of poverty. Despite their circumstance, Elma chose to do her best at making a home for her family in a dirt-floor hut in rural Philippines.  Made of bamboo and tarps, the dwelling never lacked love but did lack safe water and ...
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Water.org’s work around the world includes removing the financial barriers that separate women like Edita from access to safe water. She seems unassuming; however upon conversation with Edita one will discover the quiet confidence that drove her to bring her family to a place where they could access both good schools and running water. Edita and her husband started their family ...
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Aisyah is a wife, a mother, and a farmer. Most critical to all of her roles is time. “Time to work my rice fields means more money I can make for my family; our life is better," Aisyah explained. As a smart business woman growing one of Indonesia’s most desired crops, Aisyah recognized the lack of access to water at home ...
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