Comments on: VIDEO: My GYRE Expedition to Alaska’s Remote Coastline http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/ News, opinions, photos and facts from Ocean Conservancy Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:28:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: DonnaPamelaSpadari http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-2362 DonnaPamelaSpadari Sun, 09 Feb 2014 13:49:32 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-2362 I really estimate you for what you're doing! I really estimate you for what you’re doing!

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By: NickMallos http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-1675 NickMallos Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:10:13 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-1675 @Msmcecelia Thanks for your inquiry. Dumping from ships is an important issue to regulate but enforcement is certainly a challenge considering the scale and jurisdictional boundaries of the open ocean. Here's a link to MARPOL's most recent ANNEX V updates, which focuses heavily on managing at-sea dumping of plastics: http://bit.ly/16IYXGd @Msmcecelia Thanks for your inquiry. Dumping from ships is an important issue to regulate but enforcement is certainly a challenge considering the scale and jurisdictional boundaries of the open ocean. Here’s a link to MARPOL’s most recent ANNEX V updates, which focuses heavily on managing at-sea dumping of plastics: http://bit.ly/16IYXGd

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By: Marshall Lamont http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-1640 Marshall Lamont Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:21:58 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-1640 It's the Americans waste system, make more than the need & dispose of what's left over. It’s the Americans waste system, make more than the need & dispose of what’s left over.

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By: Msmcecelia http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-1639 Msmcecelia Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:46:23 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-1639 Cruise ships laws changed re dumping their waste. Can you get some information and clarity on that issue for us? I meet many cruiser passengers in Vancouver since I volunteer in a tourism related non-commercial area. The question often arises... Cruise ships laws changed re dumping their waste. Can you get some information and clarity on that issue for us? I meet many cruiser passengers in Vancouver since I volunteer in a tourism related non-commercial area. The question often arises…

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By: Kimberly Kanani Wylie http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-1811 Kimberly Kanani Wylie Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:03:19 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-1811 Thank you Ocean Conservancy for all you do! It matters! Thank you Ocean Conservancy for all you do! It matters!

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By: flyingcuttlefish http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-1637 flyingcuttlefish Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:15:30 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-1637 I don't know why there isn't a carrot and stick approach to the fishing industry gear loss problem. There should be a reward for not loosing (plastic) gear and a fine for repeated losses. News items on the tsunami debris - http://flyingcuttlefish.wordpress.com/2013/01/18/2013-tsunami-debris-reports/ I don’t know why there isn’t a carrot and stick approach to the fishing industry gear loss problem. There should be a reward for not loosing (plastic) gear and a fine for repeated losses.
News items on the tsunami debris – http://flyingcuttlefish.wordpress.com/2013/01/18/2013-tsunami-debris-reports/

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By: Peter Kalb http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2013/07/22/an-expedition-to-alaska/#comment-1636 Peter Kalb Tue, 23 Jul 2013 06:02:32 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=6349#comment-1636 what were the steps involved that allowed 3 massive garbage islands, at least one of them the size of Texas, to form? How many levels of bureaucracy failed to prevent that from happening? Maybe someone at O.C. ? what were the steps involved that allowed 3 massive garbage islands, at least one of them the size of Texas, to form? How many levels of bureaucracy failed to prevent that from happening? Maybe someone at O.C. ?

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