I'm not open for conspiracy theories and extreme environmentalist. I wouldn't post this if I hadn't checked if they are reliable scientist. And even If you take only half of this workshop seriously, the oceans are pretty fucked. If you (like me) were lucky enough to get mowed by a wooden palette and many other things while surfing you know that already.
Not to mentions the great garbage patches...
Here's the press release to most of the stories in the News: