Scientists confirm a SECOND 'great garbage patch' in the Pacific - and say it's bigger than TEXAS



In the 1980s, researchers discovered a massive garbage patch in North Pacific between Hawaii and California - dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
But now, researchers have discovered a new garbage patch in the South Pacific - and it's about 1.5 times the size of Texas.
The new garbage patch, uncovered by a team of researchers and volunteers on a six-month voyage, consists mostly of tiny pieces of plastic that are difficult to remove from the ocean. 
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The research expedition, led by Captain Charles Moore and his team of volunteers, uncovered a large amount of... read more

 
31 July 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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