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A Plastic Island in the Pacific

A Plastic Island in the Pacific

Pollution is a problem that is not unique to landmasses. The North Pacific Gyre is one of the five major gyres, or systems of rotating currents, and is also known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or the Pacific Trash Vortex. This is because the gyre’s clockwise currents collects and traps plastic in the Pacific [...]