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Marine Debris: Oceans or Landfills?


There is an area in the North Pacific Ocean between California, Hawaii and Japan that is accumulating garbage at an alarming rate. This area, commonly known as the North Pacific Gyre, has been transformed into something that resembles a plastic soup. It is the result of our “disposable lifestyle” and it’s only getting worse. It is becoming clear that our “out of sight, out of mind” attitude towards garbage is threatening the future of our oceans.

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