Surfing paradise has a serious trash problem
Zak Noyle's remarkable photos illustrate how disgusting it can
be in some parts of Indonesia; 'I kept thinking I would see a dead body
of some sort'
July 31, 2013 by Pete Thomas
Litter in Our Oceans, makes you want to cry
The floating debris will likely be carried by currents
off of Japan
toward Washington, Oregon and California before turning toward Hawaii
and back again toward Asia, circulating in what is known as the North
Pacific gyre, said Curt Ebbesmeyer, a Seattle oceanographer who has
spent decades tracking flotsam.
I was once on a ship in the Western Pacific Ocean, the
year was 1972, slowing sailing towards the Philippines. The
night was a star gazers delight, the ocean was bright with
plankton. I fear this scene, I saw, will be no more...
Location: Washington, DC
Location: Puerto Rico
Location: Paupa New Guinea
Need I say any more?
The above images are from http://marinedebris.noaa.gov