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    Friday, March 23, 2018

    The Garbage Patch Eating The Pacific

    Great Pacific Garbage Patch now three times the size of France

    Marian Liu, March 23, 2018 (CNN)

    “… [The huge, swirling pile of trash in the Pacific Ocean] known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is about 1.6 million square kilometers in size -- up to 16 times bigger than previous estimates…Ghost nets, or discarded fishing nets, make up almost half the 80,000 metric tons of garbage floating at sea, and [Evidence that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is rapidly accumulating plastic reports] that around 20% of the total volume of trash is debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami…The bulk of the pile is made up of larger objects while only 8% of the mass is microplastics, or pieces smaller than 5 millimeters in size…The patch is so big that last fall environmentalists called on the United Nations to declare the Great Pacific Garbage Patch a country, called "The Trash Isles," complete with its own passport and currency, called debris…” click here for more

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