It is a move that may draw flak or resistance, but when you look at the bigger picture, a ban on plastic bags and levying a tax on their use will do our surroundings a world of good.

Ocean currents work magic when they help ships navigate from one place to the other or bring rain. However, together with the Horse latitudes, they also have created a new continent as big as Africa and still expanding, which may never support life because it is plain garbage, dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.