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The World's Biggest Garbage Dump Is In The Ocean
Hear about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Key Facts In This Video
Massive rotating ocean currents called gyres are responsible for gathering debris into large garbage patches. 00:23
80% of all the trash in the ocean is plastic, even though only 10% of our plastic trash ends up in the ocean. 01:37
It would take 67 trawlers a full year to clean up 1% of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. 03:25
Could We Rid The Sea Of Plastic Entirely?
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