Richardson, J. H. (2015) When the End of Human Civilization Is Your Day Job. Esquire.
There is more plastic by weight than plankton on the ocean's surface. p. 124
By 2005, Moore was referring to the gyrating Pacific dump as 10 mil lion square miles—nearly the size of Africa. p. 125
"Except for a small amount that's been incinerated," says Tony Andrady the oracle, "every bit of plastic manufactured in the world for the last 50 years or so still remains. p. 126 ( Weisman, A. (2007). The Earth Without Us. Thomas Dunn: New York)