Pacific Garbage Patch
We discussed this a year ago or so, but CNN is running a story on it and a sailor who's taking to attempting to clean it up. Some nice pictures, and one awesome sailboat.
Woman takes on 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' - CNN.com
1976 25' O'day - "SeaWind"
Hello Sailor: "I've just learned that good boats, in good hands, are damned robust creations."