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Fish really love to eat plastic, and that's a problem for all of us

July 29, 2016

Fish really love to eat plastic, and that’s a problem for all of us

By Mark Wheeler Mark Wheeler

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch bobs in the central North Pacific, trapped by rotating ocean currents. It is one of five such patches in the world’s oceans, and consists primarily of microscopic particles, mostly plastic, suspended in the upper water column. Indeed, more than 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing more than 250,000 tons are afloat […]

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