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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.
Runtime: 2 minutes 8 seconds
Trash Talk: Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Trash Talk: Impacts
Trash Talk: Plastics
Trash Talk: What Can We Do About Marine Debris?
Trash Talk: What Is Marine Debris?
Trash Talk: Where Does Marine Debris Come From?
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