Rubbish islands

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We wish this was a myth but sadly it’s existence has been confirmed as true:

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, also described as the Eastern Garbage Patch or the Pacific Trash Vortex, is a collection of marine debris floating in the central North Pacific Ocean. It’s massive – like twice the size of Texas – and really sad.

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Read more about what this mass of marine debris, and what you can do to help, over at Current TV:

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