MSM: Gulf of Mexico Oil Within Miles of the Coast; Obama Administration Calls Spill Event of ‘National Significance’

(ABC) – With the Coast Guard warning that oil could begin to hit the Louisiana coastline as early as tonight, BP asked the U.S. government for help today to clean up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Coast Guard said the floating oil slick was just 3 miles from land and 25 miles from the nearest populated area this afternoon. Read More Here

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Video: Charles Moore – Sailing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

(TedTalks) – Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — an endless floating waste of plastic trash. Now he’s drawing attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas. Continue reading

MSM: The world’s rubbish dump – a garbage tip that stretches from Hawaii to Japan

(Ind) – A “plastic soup” of waste floating in the Pacific Ocean is growing at an alarming rate and now covers an area twice the size of the continental United States, scientists have said. Continue reading