Thursday, April 15, 2010
The studies describe a soup of micro-particles similar to the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The debris is harmful for fish, sea mammals — and at the top of the food chain, potentially humans — even though much of the plastic has broken into such tiny pieces they are nearly invisible.
Since there is no realistic way of cleaning the oceans, advocates say the key is to
bend over and kiss your ass good bye.
...from Bermuda to the Azores, they crossed the Sargasso Sea. A separate study by
Woods Hole found an offshore patch equivalent to the area between roughly Cuba and Washington, D.C. Unfortunately is not confined to a single patch,"
...the most nettlesome trash is nearly invisible: countless specks of plastic, often smaller than pencil erasers, suspended near the surface of the deep blue Atlantic