The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plastic – Los Angeles Times

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plastic
Los Angeles Times
More than 87,000 tons of ocean plastic are floating inside The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a figure up to 16 times higher than previously estimated. This is 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, and plastic makes up 99.9% of this debris. (The Ocean Cleanup ...
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