Eco-Alert: De Rothschild's big, plastic disaster

The latest issue of the New Yorker has a story about the young, tall, dark, and handsome eco-adventurer and heir to the Rothschild banking fortune. He's using these God-given resources to draw attention to global warming and his latest venture: building a boat out of plastic bottles to sail across the Pacific Ocean to draw attention to the giant vortex of plastic debris in the middle of the Pacific.

Yes, there's a sea of garbage twice the size of Texas floating in the Pacific Ocean and is also known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.