We are sailors, boaters, beach-goers and water people. We should be doing all that we can to protect a resource. It is OUR element and we have an understanding that is unique. Do we really need someone to tell us this?
It not so much about us anymore. What are you going to do about China or India or any place that is overflowing with people that don't have any concept of the ecosphere. There are a bunch of people out there tossing trash that don't have any idea of the magnitude of the problem and they are multiplying at an alarming rate.