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Old 06-11-2009, 01:42 PM   #1
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Default The Ocean Has Issues: 7 Biggest Problems Facing Our Seas, and How to Fix Them

The Ocean Has Issues: 7 Biggest Problems Facing Our Seas, and How to Fix Them
by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francisco, California on 06. 8.09
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The Ocean Has Issues: 7 Biggest Problems Facing Our Seas, and How to Fix Them : TreeHugger
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The oceans are among our biggest resource for life on earth, and also our biggest dumping grounds. That kind of paradox could give anyone an identity crisis. We seem to think we can take all the goodies out and put all our garbage in, and then expect them to keep happily ticking away indefinitely. However, while it's true the oceans can provide us with some amazing eco-solutions like alternative energy, they're are undergoing some serious stress factors. Here are the seven biggest problems, plus some light at the end of the tunnel.
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Old 09-17-2009, 04:17 PM   #2
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September 4, 2009--Tangled with plastic, rope, and various aquatic animals, a "ghost net" drifts in August 2009 in the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch, a loose, free-floating "dump" twice the size of Texas.
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