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the Eastern Garbage Patch

By Dr Dij ·
Here's a garbage dump that is in one place, 100 feet deep and larger than the United States:

Can you figure out where it is without clicking on the link?

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/07/16/the_world_s_worst_ongoing_disasters?page=0,4

I was going to call this 'Trivia' but appears it is not trivial.


I'm sure there will be others who declare that it A) does not exist, or B) was not created by humans

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I will drop everything

by santeewelding In reply to the Eastern Garbage Patch

Including my concern about the oil leak.

Is that what you want?

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Keep your pants on...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to I will drop everything

please!
The question here is about not dropping.
Seperate, package, incinerate.

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I'm not even from the US

by NexS In reply to the Eastern Garbage Patch

And it's concerning.


But on a lighter note; How far away from the Bermuda Triangle is it? Could be where everything goes when it disappears.

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Could also be

by santeewelding In reply to I'm not even from the US

Where the oil goes -- poof! -- when it rounds the Florida panhandle on its way up the Gulf Stream, leaving the shores of England safe.

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They know something wer don't?

by NexS In reply to Could also be

That's cheeky.

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That's

by santeewelding In reply to They know something wer d ...

A Britticism.

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That Santionary

by NexS In reply to That's

Is growing by the day.

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I'm guessing

by CharlieSpencer In reply to the Eastern Garbage Patch

it's one of those mid-ocean gyres where the flotsam collects.

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That's just super scary

by jck In reply to the Eastern Garbage Patch

Huge pile of stuff swirling in the ocean, and the countries of the world really don't care enough to make a concerted effort to do something about it over the past decade.

Maybe after they skim the oil off the Gulf of Mexico, they can fit the boats with nets and go skim for plastic.

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Sickening.

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to the Eastern Garbage Patch

Just sickening.

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