The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest accumulation of trash in the world. Currently three times the size of France, ...
Two of HSU’s very own Marine Mammal Program went down to help. Despite efforts, the whale was unable to make it. This experience is like many others globally. According to NOAA Fisheries’ website, ...
The warming of subsurface waters at the turn of the 21st century was caused by the spreading of ocean heat from the subpolar gyre during a transition in the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) from a ...
In a part of the ocean known as the North Pacific Gyre, human-produced plastic has increased 100-fold over the past 40 years, according to a new study. This is the infamous Great Pacific Garbage ...
As an island nation, the Bahamas finds itself drowning in plastic carried from far away by ocean currents, as well as from ...
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Penn co-founded eXXpedition, and with an all-female crew set sail on a multiyear mission through five of the planet's giant ocean gyres. These are locations where ocean plastic collects ...
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Circular ocean currents called gyres have trapped floating plastic debris, creating semi-permanent islands comprised of single-use plastic objects, plastic bags, and discarded fishing nets.
Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery ... Zone (more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre).The Pacific Gyre, located halfway between Hawaii and California ...
Two ships are on their way to the Pacific gyre -- also known as the Pacific ... so much plastic is adrift on what should be a pristine ocean, others are concerned about the effects on wildlife ...