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A Million Square Miles of Plastic Pollution Discovered in South Pacific

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 12:41:00 PM

A six-month scientific voyage has discovered a huge 'patch' of plastic pollution in the South Pacific. 

The expedition, led by Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Research Foundation, found an area of ocean measuring up to a million square miles, was heavily contaminated with tiny fragments of waste plastic.

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Topics: PLASTIC POLLUTION, Environment, Waste, South Pacific

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