Plastic Found in Nine Percent of North Pacific Garbage Patch Fishes

Posted In News, Pollution
Jul
1

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The first scientific results from a voyage led by a group of graduate students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego offer a stark view of human pollution and its infiltration of an area of the ocean that has been labeled as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch; an area of high concentration of fragments of floating garbage about 1,000 miles off the California coast…

Read Full Article, Science Daily

Pacific Ocean study finds fish tainted by plastic, Los Angeles Times

Plastic Pollution, Coastal Care

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