Lns_arte_infographie_emission13_site_fr_1.png (700×1102) La planète plastique. Those Crazy Plastic Cleaning Machines. If I had a dime for each brilliant idea to “clean up the “Garbage Patch” that has been forwarded to me over the last few years I would be a millionaire.
These gyre cleanup machines, devices and foundations that emerge periodically are not going to happen. However they are likely to get lots of media attention –and distract from the real solutions. These more or less sophisticated delusions and fantasies of massive offshore cleanups testify to how misunderstood our plastic pollution problem is, and how disconnected we are from nature in general, and from our oceans in particular. What about stopping plastic pollution at the source? Le dessous des cartes : l'empreinte écologique. Ocean Report - Déchets aquatiques.
Intro to Plastics At Sea: North Atlantic Expedition 2010 (High Definition) Ocean’s plastic pollution runs deep - GeoSpace. Recent research shows the ocean may contain more plastic debris than previously thought.
Here, samples researchers pulled up from the Sargasso Sea. (Credit: Kukulka et al.) The ocean is filled with more plastics than previously thought, according to a new study. OSL-Expédition 7eme continent. MIDWAY - a film by Chris Jordan.