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Re: testing/msgs MIA


Just testing - I'm catching up on the week's messages and I have no messages
after 6:45 last night, and am missing some in between (I got Andrea's
response to J-R's explanation of crunchy-groovy, but not the actual message
from Jesse, for example, and noticed several others the same way).
Anyone else?

And I wish it weren't so, but those huge islands of plastic are not from
cruise ships, they're from off-shore dumping of trash generated from inland
(or on-land).  Off-shore landfills, as it were, except plastic doesn't sink
and stay put where it's dumped.

Libby
MD zone 6

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 6:29 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT throw away society - repercussions


> That's a truly frightening thought!  I always wondered where cruise ship
> refuse (including all the plastics) went on a long voyage.  Perhaps I know
> where now.  UGH!
>
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Bonnie Holmes
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 11:33 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT throw away society - repercusions
>
> November issue of Natural History includes a disturbing feature about the
> amount of plastic in the Pacific Ocean.  In the North Pacific subtropical
> gyre there is a "patch" of floating plastic debris the size of Texas.
> What is more alarming than the debris is that the "plastic polymers (the
> tiny molecules of plastic that don't break down)...are sponges for DDT,
> PCBs, and other oily pollutants.  The Japanese investigators found that
> plastic resin pellets concentrate such poisons to levels as high as a
> million times their concentrations in the water as free-floating
> substances".  And, these get into the ecosystem and into the food web.
> Nature might not be able to produce a pollutant-free fish.
>
> Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
>
>
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: <Godigarden@cs.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 11/12/2003 2:19:59 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT]  OT throw away society
> >
> > Kitty,
> > I hear you loud and clear. I'm so fed up with being told that
practically
> > anything that's more than two year old is really OLD and not worth
> keeping. I
> > have gone through the same problems as you. IMO an appliance or other
> major
> > purchase should last a long time when you consider the price. The other
> thing is
> > that so many companies are in chapter 11 so you are stuck.
> > Godi zone 7
> > Mt. Vernon VA
> >
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