Oceans all over the world have a considerable amount of debris floating in them. Commercial ships continue to throw refuse of all kinds into the oceans. The flotsam and jetsam consist of fishing nets, cargo ship containers, plastics of all sizes and description. Sometimes sea life becomes entangled in this refuse and dies a slow terrible death.
After the tsunami hit Fukushima, Japan, a shipping container floated from there to Alaska. When it was opened, there was a rusting Harley Davidson motorcycle inside.
Oil slicks are visible in several parts of our oceans. Sometimes it is deliberately dumped by ships at sea. Offshore oil ... continue reading »