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Re: We Killed the Pacific Ocean

Originally Posted by xort View Post

the only solution to stopping over consumption and pollution is the end of man, you first!
Originally Posted by benesailor View Post
Ease up Muhummad.
Yes but there is a strong kernel of truth in that - 7 billion people generate a lot of refuse, as the population continues to grow, so does the refuse.

I have a grandson in diapers and I wholly understand the convenience of disposable diapers but every time we change one, I'm reminded that, globally, many millions of these almost-indestructible things are being disposed of every single day. The mind boggles. Just one element out of a vast array to think about and feel guilty of in the wee hours

I only have another 20 odd years on this planet (I hope it's not too much longer) so I'll try to stop worrying about it.

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