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A zone of the Pacific Ocean larger than the U.S. has more plastic floating in it than sea life. It's an environmental disaster, and it's all our fault.
At an age when most people are just thinking about what they want to do with their lives, one 19 year old is inventing a method of cleaning up the ocean's plastic garbage patches.
What an awesome CmPS project this would be!
Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an endless floating waste of plastic trash...
A TED Talk
Meet Garbage Patch, the newest country in the world. It is made of trash, is as large as maybe even Texas and is in the middle of the ocean.
This film should be seen by the entire world, please don't throw anything into the sea. MIDWAY a love story for oceans.
When you can scoop up in our oceans more plastic than biomass, it's time to recognise that we may have a problem.
A marine expedition of environmentalists has confirmed the bad news it feared -- the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" extends even further than previously known.
From May 2012, but relevant!
A new underwater drone concept could seek and destroy one of the ocean’s most insidious enemies, while earning a profit for plastics recyclers.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean
Ocean currents collect floating garbage for thousands of miles and drop it into the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, one of several major ocean vortices around the world. Eventually the trash is packed into a convergence zone ...