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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Even Worse Than We Feared

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A patch of sea garbage at sea in the Pacific Ocean. (AP)

A young inventor has a cleanup plan — but he has to understand the enormity first

October 3, 2016 — The first aerial survey of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch shows that the amount of debris swirling in the North Pacific has been “heavily underestimated,” the expedition group said.  Continue reading The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Even Worse Than We Feared