liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
liveonearth
liveonearth

the Great Pacific Waste Dump

The dump is more than one floating mass of mostly plastic garbage that some say is as large as the United States. I guess there are no shipping lanes that go through those parts of the ocean. I wonder if there's any connection between all the floating trash and the increase in ocean-bourne MRSA.

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2010/03/16-6















Tags: earth, microbes, oceans, plastic, pollution, recycling, sustainable, the long emergency
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