Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

Obama frowns on China expansionism

Does the USA begrudge China a Pacific possession of its own? Taiwan lies just 155 miles off their coast. By contrast, Guam and Hawaii lie outside the US 200 mile nautical boundary by sundry thousand miles. Taiwan is eight times … Continue reading

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Plastic as far as you can see and can’t

Here’s an interesting exception among the photos accompanying a recent NYT article about the mass of plastic detritus, twice the size of Texas, floating in the Pacific Ocean. This barely buoyant plastic barrel, demonstrates why plastic does not qualify as … Continue reading

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