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Atlantic Garbage Patch

Where Is All The Trash? Researchers Wonder Why Atlantic Garbage Patch Isn't Growing

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The amount of plastic trash in the ocean doesn't seem to be growing, and environmentalists are puzzled. A 22-year study indicates ...

ANTARCTIC Garbage Patch Could Be Forming

news.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Much of the global ocean remains uncharted in terms of pollution, but unfortunately the more we look, the more we find. And now even the most remote, ...

Taking the Trash Out of Our Oceans

Michelle Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michelle Harris

Carelessly tossed fishing lines, nets and plastic bags have been harming sea birds and marine life.

Atlantic Garbage Patch (PHOTOS)

Stiv J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stiv J. Wilson

LONGBEACH, CA -- In January and February of this year a team of scientists, researchers, artists and journalists traveled to The North Atlantic Gyre i...

Atlantic Garbage Patch: Pacific Gyre Is Not Alone

AP | MIKE MELIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Researchers are warning of a new blight at sea: a swirl of confetti-like plastic debris stretching over a remote expanse...

Fealty to Folly: Oil Is Dead! Long Live Oil!

Martin Luz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Luz

Face it. Technology changes. And the petroleum-based economy is dead. It's built on antiquated technology that's killing us and our planet. Now quit your whinging, get over it, and move on.