liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

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.

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

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