The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Even Trashier Than We Thought

The ocean is flooded with plastic

Popular Science
Mar 30, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Mary Beth Griggs

Plastic is everywhere, from our homes and everyday lives all the way up to the illusorily pristine Arctic. The oceans are no exception — our high seas are accumulating plastic just as fast as we can push it out into the world.

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