What people don’t get is that it’s not really a patch and it’s not really an island, both of which you might be able to contain and control. No, what we found is much worse. It’s like a gigantic toxic stew and it’s a big big problem that we need to pay attention to now.There's links to at his site to YouTube videos of what they saw. Check it out.
Graphic from Buffalo Readings; this page is a good source of other information about this catastrophe.