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The garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean, formed by discarded debris swept up by ocean currents, is frequently said to be "twice the size of Texas." This description conjures images of floating islands to trash, swirling in a remote part of the ocean, possibly even visible from space.
The image is evocative, for sure, but according to a ne... Read the full story on TreeHugger
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