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Latest Indian Ocean Garbage Patch Stories

2014-02-21 23:23:22

The organization dedicated to cleaning up the world's oceans and beaches is joining forces with the founder of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Captain Charles Moore and his foundation, Algalita Marine Research Institute Long Beach, California (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 COORC is proud to announce the official partnership between the Clean our Ocean’s Refuge Coalition and Captain Charles Moore’s foundation, the Algalita Marine Research Institute. The meeting between Tom Hirshberg,...

Plastic Refuse Found On River Thames Is Bad News For Wildlife
2014-01-02 11:12:15

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and the Natural History Museum have discovered thousands of submerged pieces of plastic along the river bed of the upper Thames Estuary. More than 8,000 pieces of plastic were collected by scientists while using nets to capture Chinese mitten crabs. The recovered plastic proves there is an unseen stream of toxic rubbish that could pose a real threat to not only the wildlife and...

Deep Sea Trash
2013-06-06 11:39:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years, people have known about the amount of human-generated trash that ends up in the ocean, but a new study in the journal Deep-Sea Research I: Oceanographic Research Papers showed just how deep our detritus sinks, particularly in the waters around Monterey, California. "We were inspired by a fisheries study off Southern California that looked at seafloor trash down to 365 meters,” said lead author Kyra Schlining, a senior...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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