Plastics Chemicals In Ocean

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  • 01/06/2011 | Tatau
    Sacred Center Tattoo has New Facebook Page Click here to see it.

  • 08/06/2010 | Technology
    TerraCycle is a company specializes in making consumer products from post-consumer materials.  A few of their recycled plastic products have been seen on their reality show garbage moguls on the  National Geographic Channel.  Although they provide a complete consumer product cycle , collection of trash (plasitc recycling), design and production of new product, product sales and re-collection of trash their challeng will remain to make their products biodegradable and with the most energy and environmentally friendly processes as tehy also have an impact throughout the life cyle of plastic products.

  • 10/05/2009 | Conventions
    The Mario Barth Biggest Tattoo Show convention in Las Vegas finishes a weekend filled with international artists including Samoan Tufuga tatau: Su'a Suluape Petelo Alaiva'a his son " Pika " from Samoa, Kasala of New Zealand and Sacred Center Tattoo

  • 10/04/2009 | Tatau

    Attended Mario Barth Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth, Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas today to see many international artists.

    In a booth labeled "Samoa Family" Samoan Tufuga tatau: Su'a Suluape Petelo Alaiva'a his son " Pika " and Kasala with the crew from Sacred Center Tattoo including "Samoan Mike" Fatutoa and Dennis  drew a crowd of people interested in learning and viewing Tatau.

    It was a great honored to assist Tufuga Tatau: Su'a Suluape Petelo and Kasala today stretching skin for them while they master the art of Tatau Samoa.

  • 10/02/2009 | Tatau

    Sacred Center Tattoo , Su'a Suluape Petelo Alaiva'a and " Pika "  at  Mario Barth Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth, Mandalay Bay Convention Center  Las Vegas Oct 2-4.

     Mandalay Bay Convention Center
    3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
    Las Vegas, NV 89119
    Phone: 702.632.7777

    Friday, October 2
    11:00AM - 10:00PM

    Saturday, October 3
    11:00AM - 07:00PM

    Sunday, October 4
    11:00AM - 07:00PM

  • 04/30/2009 | Tatau
    Our Friends at Sacred Center Tattoo, Mike Fatutoa ( aka Samoan Mike ) and crew, have been published in Tattoo Magazine #227 July 2008 Issue.

    The pictures are no longer linked for the July 2008 Issue Preview page, but they have listed the issue in their archive page.  The article is titled "Profiles: Samoan Skin Art Sacred Center Tattoo The Real Deal"

    Visit the Sacred Center Tattoo Website built by Pasefika >>>

    Tattoo Magazine >>>

  • 04/28/2009 | Tatau
    As written in this article the Ta Moko of the Maori people is still in high demand at the Taniwha Studio which has a focus for tradtitionl based Maori artwork.

    Comment on this blog directly or share your thoughts at the Pasefika Forum about Ta Moko and the Maori people .  

     Write an educational article about Ta Moko and the Maori people Information at the Pasefika Wiki.

  • 10/10/2008 | Tatau

    On You Tube is a series of Videos from TV Samoa,  Lauga Tatau Samoa was a main focus of a speech given by Albert Wendt on a visit to Hawaii.  Albert Wendt is a New Zealand based Samoan Author known for works such as Leave of the Banyan tree.

    Part 1 Samoan Tatau Albert Wendt

    Part 2 Samoan Tatau Albert Wendt

    Part 3 Samoan Tatau Albert Wendt

    Part 4 Samoan Tatau Albert Wendt

As written in this article, there is a debate on how fast plastics decompose and how harmful plastic chemicals are in the ocean.  The popular thought it that plastics are forever, although not true, some have been expected to last hundreds of years.  Scientists referenced in this article have mixed opinions due to the extreme climate and pressure of the ocean, but regardless of the estimates on decomposition time there are few facts that remain.  As on dry land, plastic rubbish in the ocean is a huge problem and not all of the plastic containers can be 100% guaranteed that they were empty at the time of discard. 
Chemicals found in plastics have already been detected in the ocean.
Regardless of how long it takes, plastics can and will eventually decompose, whether in the ocean or on land.    Almost all Plastics are chemically based, non environmentally friendly, and when decomposed can release harm full chemicals that in the ocean could damage the ocean ecosystem as well as indirectly damage human food supply just as pollution in a fresh water pond. 

It will be up to everyone to promote plastic recycling, ocean research, and use of eco friendly plastic products.