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Old 03-31-2014, 08:55 AM
 
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It has been weeks since the disappearance of Flight MH370.

As the big names in environmentalism go about their fund raising and flying around in their private jets espousing the effects of global warming (yet after nearly dozens of world meeting can't get anything done but they love the process) how many have noticed the global problem this incident has made obvious to everyone else?

The ocean is so cluttered with debris that chasing down stuff having nothing to do with the plane wastes time and resources.

We hear about global warming almost everyday now because it seems some need to complain if the weather doesn't follow some schedule.

Cleaning up the oceans from floating debris could be accomplished so why isn't it being cleaned up with more than token displays of effort?

Simple, cleaning up the oceans isn't as much fun as flying from conference to conference burning jet fuel, riding in limos and elbow rubbing. By they sure do love the process. Banish the thought of actually doing something.
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Old 03-31-2014, 02:58 PM
 
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I agree,we should send all of Hollywood out in the Indian Ocean on 16" skiffs and clean that mess up...
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Old 03-31-2014, 04:29 PM
 
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Hollywood? How about every CEO of every Company - They have to go themself - no proxies. And every member of Congress.

I know dreaming, but so is sending hollywood out there.
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Old 03-31-2014, 04:42 PM
 
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I agree,we should send all of Hollywood out in the Indian Ocean on 16" skiffs and clean that mess up...
Don't leave DC behind. Send all of them!
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Old 04-01-2014, 02:33 AM
 
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Why is the onus being put on the United States of America to clean up the Indian and North Pacific oceans?

There are hardly any commercial ships flying the American flag or under the control of America anywhere in the world.

This phobia of blaming everything on America by ignorant Americans not knowing the responsibilities of ALL COUNTRIES on the high seas is beyond ludicrous...

When was the last time these America bashers bought something that was 100% made in America (including all the discrete components and materials)?

Wise up and get knowledgeable and put the blame where it belongs...
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Old 04-01-2014, 02:38 AM
 
Location: where you sip the tea of the breasts of the spinsters of Utica
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As the big names in environmentalism go about their fund raising and flying around in their private jets espousing the effects of global warming (yet after nearly dozens of world meeting can't get anything done but they love the process) how many have noticed the global problem this incident has made obvious to everyone else?

The ocean is so cluttered with debris that chasing down stuff having nothing to do with the plane wastes time and resources.

We hear about global warming almost everyday now because it seems some need to complain if the weather doesn't follow some schedule.
Yeah, we should burn all environmental scientists at the stake.
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Old 04-01-2014, 05:39 AM
 
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Trash is not the same as pollution. It's unsightly. Anthropogenic climate change is a serious problem.
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:01 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Bill Maher brought this up on his show last week. All this (pointless) searching for a lost plane has exposed how trashed our oceans have become. Humans haven't only discovered a way to trash the 30% of Earth we live on, but the 70% we don't.
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Old 04-01-2014, 08:16 PM
 
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Bill Maher brought this up on his show last week. All this (pointless) searching for a lost plane has exposed how trashed our oceans have become. Humans haven't only discovered a way to trash the 30% of Earth we live on, but the 70% we don't.
Trying to save people's lives is pointless?

Wanting to determine if it was an act of terrorism/mechanical malfunction/pilot insanity is pointless?

140 million square miles of oceans is trashed? Please post your sources...

BTW, the oceans actually cover >71% of the Earths surface:

https://in.answers.yahoo.com/questio...9214942AAQ8Du6
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Old 04-02-2014, 12:27 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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One percentage point off...you sure told me. And with Yahoo Answers no less.
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