What if the plastic in the ocean could burn itself up? This thought might not be too far from the truth. A recent study in ...
“Though our initial efforts have focused on addressing the massive amount of plastic debris that has collected in the five ...
Trillions of plastic fragments are afloat at sea, which cause large "garbage patches" to form in rotating ocean currents called subtropical gyres. As a result, impacts on ocean life are increasing and ...
Twenty-four hours was the equivalent of about one solar day of photochemical exposure in the subtropical ocean gyre surface ...
including over 85 percent of the rubbish on the seafloor on seamounts and ocean ridges," as well as in the Great Pacific gyre ...
Much like the subtropical gyres that sweep floating plastic debris into huge plastic “islands” like the Great Pacific Garbage ...
“Our expedition presents an opportunity to build a comprehensive picture of the state of our seas, while conducting ...
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There’s been a lot of coverage in the media about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. Also known as the Pacific trash vortex, the garbage patch ...
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The rest is in the sea, the sediment, on the beach,” Rollin says. This was the key finding of Race For Water Odyssey’s first ...
Johnson’s husband dropped the bottle in the ocean while sailing in the 1998 Pacific Cup race from San Francisco to ... The bottle traveled from San Francisco to Bird Island by way of the North Pacific ...
The ocean’s five gyres easily and abundantly trap debris in their circulating currents. The largest accumulation of ocean ...
including over 85 per cent of the rubbish on the seafloor on seamounts and ocean ridges," as well as in the Great Pacific ...