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Video:The Fatal Shore, Awash in Plastic


World  (tags: asia, world, oceans, wildlife, pollution, environment )

JL
- 734 days ago - rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com
A recent typhoon off Hong Kong washed half a dozen shipping containers overboard, and it wasn't long before the cargo -- 150 tons of tiny plastic beads -- began washing up on the beaches. Local fish farmers also started finding the plastic in the stomachs



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Jason S. (57)
Thursday August 23, 2012, 7:39 pm
thanks
 

Mm M. (449)
Thursday August 23, 2012, 9:11 pm
Good Lord! In the news at site "Everytime we go out we go deeper into the Horror"

Looking at the photo alone is Proof how careless and useless Mankind is and the distruction he has caused...All of our poor creatures that are dying off.
 

Barb Mann (12)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:36 am
So sad! Noted!
 

Christeen Anderson (470)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 3:42 pm
This story actually made me sick. Those poor birds.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:17 pm
J.L--Sad news reinforcing the need to use less plastic.
 

Klaus Peters (11)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 8:02 am
Very sad. Unfortunately many people are too lazy to recycle or dispose of garbage responsibly. Out of sight does not mean it is gone as we can see in this video.
 
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