Last night's blog post turned into todays news story. Here are the download links from the Marine Conservation Society.Full report. Executive Summary. Regional variations map. Beachwatch website.
Thursday, April 10, 2008
It's hard to fathom the mentality of people who toss away their garbage so thoughtlessly. I understand there are some fjords in southern Chile where it's impossible to reach land due to the massive pile-up of plastic debris along the shores. I suppose at some point floating recycling factories will 'mine' these areas for their plastic 'wealth', but for the moment, it confounds us with the message of our lack of caring for our planet.
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