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How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

[MUSIC] In January 1992, a cargo ship sailing from Hong Kong to Washington hit a storm, and twelve containers tumbled overboard, releasing a fleet of blue turtles, green frogs, red beavers, and yellow ducks. 28,800 animals, destined for bathtubs, now a lonely plastic navy, drifting in the Pacific Ocean. Then they started to float ashore. […]

Environmental Group Hauls Out 40 Tons Of Trash From Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Environmental Group Hauls Out 40 Tons Of Trash From Great Pacific Garbage Patch

By Micah Moen 1 Comment July 3, 2019

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