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post #12 of Old 01-07-2011
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This report may indeed be 'good news', just as it may be as incomplete/inaccurate as the hyped media reports may be. I don't think, though, that there's any question that plastic in our oceans is a big problem. One needs only to wander pretty well any exposed beach anywhere to see that fact.

It's a shame to see this kind of thing, for example, on an otherwise beautiful and pristine island like Barbuda.... and it literally goes for miles.




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