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The North Pacific Garbage Patch is easily one of the top 5 blind spots of
civilization. Everyday civilization cheerleads over the material benefits it has
provided to humanity. Cars, money, alcohol, drugs, toys, conversation-pieces, an amazing array of food, plumbing, sneakers, clothes, the list is literally endless. From the depths of South America and Mexico immigrants team towards the United States in droves grasping for the coattails of the lifestyle civilization has provided the “Western” world for the last century. In China and other Southeast Asian countries people are willing to work literally for pennies for a chance at the civilized lifestyle – the chance to get material possessions to miraculously appear like those in the western culture.
We scuffed through the deep trash on uninhabited Red Sea beaches and wept. We sailed garbage patches in the Indian Ocean, counting the left and right thongs to prevent ourselves from weeping. We didn't even see the worst example of all - the North Pacific Gyre, but Ian Kiernan sailed through it, and researcher Charles Moore has been studying it for 10 years. Now a Canadian teenager has found a potential solution to the world's monstrous plastic problem.
After discovering a swirling patch of plastic bottles, bags and other bits of debris in both the North Pacific Ocean and throughout the Atlantic Ocean, another potential garbage patch has been uncovered in the coastal seas of Antarctica. A majority of the Earth's oceans are remote and untouched by garbage and debris, but as researchers take to the sea more frequently, they're finding that plastic trash is reaching even the most distant waters. According to Anna Cummins, an environmental activist who sailed the Atlantic in February collecting plastic samples, "Humanity's plastic footprint is probably more dangerous than its carbon footprint."
Originally posted by PurpleDog UK
Whilst looking for images of what this 'Plastic SLICK' looks like, I came across this !!!!! --- check this out....!!!
This is what the scientists are doing as opposed to clearing the mess up !!!... unbelievable ??!
Then this got me thinking, I read another thread on ATS recently which referred to TPTB and their future control of the planet..... It referred to a 'floating Island from which they controlled the planet ........
Originally posted by OZtracized
I think this subject is certainly worthy of attention but none of the links really show the large floats of garbage I expected. Do they exist?