#Great Pacific Garbage Patch

  • Article: A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun
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    A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 12, 2018

    If the trial works, 60 more cleaning systems will be sent to tackle the floating trash island. Read more

  • Article: Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed
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    Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 8, 2018

    A huge contraption will be launched in September to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Read more

  • Article: That Massive Ocean Garbage Patch Is About to Be Cleaned Up
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    That Massive Ocean Garbage Patch Is About to Be Cleaned Up

    By Joe McCarthy|April 23, 2018

    “The plastic pollution problem has always been portrayed as something insolvable.” Read more

  • Article: There Are 60 Times More Microplastics in Oceans Today Than 15 Years Ago
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    There Are 60 Times More Microplastics in Oceans Today Than 15 Years Ago

    Feb. 28, 2018|News Deeply

    Microplastics have increased 60-fold. Read more

  • Article: This Pile of Ocean Trash Could Be Recognized as a Country
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    This Pile of Ocean Trash Could Be Recognized as a Country

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 18, 2017

    For real. Read more

  • Article: Turns Out There’s Not Just 1 Great Oceanic Garbage Patch — There Are 5
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    Turns Out There’s Not Just 1 Great Oceanic Garbage Patch — There Are 5

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2017

    And that’s just the start of the plastic problem. Read more

  • Article: How a College Dropout Plans to Rid the Oceans of Plastic
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    How a College Dropout Plans to Rid the Oceans of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 14, 2017

    “Don't tell me we can't clean this up together." Read more

  • Video: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may have met its match in this 21 year old
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    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may have met its match in this 21 year old

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 12, 2016

    Boyan's taking the ocean clean-up timeline from 79,000 years to 20. Read more