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20-Year-Old To Launch World's First Ocean Cleaning System In 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: science, oceans, plastic, plastic pollution, pollution, NewTechnology, environment, technology, garbage patch )

Michael
- 1143 days ago - iflscience.com
An estimated 300 million tons of plastic are produced and thrown away every year. Given that the stuff doesn't break down easily over time, this is extremely bad news for the environments in which it accumulates.
Microbes Thriving on Plastic Ocean Pollution
Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, study, discovery, microbes, oceans, science, Pacific, garbage, garbage patch )

Michael
- 1825 days ago - ecogeek.org
From the Great Pacific garbage patch to more disperse bits of trash, immense amounts of plastic and other garbage continue to amass in the ocean. However, some of that plastic pollution is harboring life.
New Concerns About Plastic Pollution in Great Lakes 'Garbage Patch'
Science & Tech  (tags: garbage patch, great lakes, Great Lakes garbage patch, Lake Erie, micro plastics Persistent Organic Pollut, plastic pollution, plastics )

Judy
- 1922 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
My concept of a 'garbage patch' was an area of ocean with large pieces of floating debris I was shocked to learn that the kind of garbage scientists are most concerned about is invisible to the naked eye. They're finding tiny bits of "micro-plastics"...
   

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