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Taking On the Plastic Vortex: Project Kaisei

Mary Liz Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Liz Thomson

Discovered 10 years ago, The Garbage Patch or Plastic Vortex, is a huge area of floating plastic garbage, stretching hundreds of square miles northwest of Hawaii in the ocean's No Man's Land.

Planet Ocean: Riding a Green Ship to the Future We Want - Project Kaisei

Mary Liz Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Liz Thomson

Hundreds of square miles of ocean, just North West of Hawaii, are covered thick with floating human garbage. The ocean doesn't clean itself.