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Revolutionary New Map Reveals Extent of Plastic Debris In Our Oceans

The Malaspina expedition led by the Spanish National Research Council set sail on a nine-month, worldwide expedition in 2010 to study the impact of global warming on Earth’s oceans, one of their projects was to locate the accumulations of plastic. They explored the five huge gyres, which collectively contain tens of thousands of tons of plastic. The result was the creation […]