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Trash Talk: Great Pacific Garbage Patch

2 minutes 8 seconds

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a large area of marine debris, which forms by rotating ocean currents. These currents, also known as gyres, act like whirlpools and collect floating pieces of microplastics. Part of the "Trash Talk" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 8 seconds

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Episode 1
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