114,000 pounds of trash found at uninhabited islands
October 30, 2014, 10:42 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Divers scoured remote Pacific atolls to collect the garbage, some of which had entangled sea turtles.
Plastic garbage in the ocean is mysteriously disappearing
July 1, 2014, 12:05 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Scientists theorize that the plastic is being broken down into tiny, undetectable particles or that it is being carried into the deep ocean.
Tiny monsters haunt the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
May 29, 2014, 9:36 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A single-celled, coral-killing creature with 'devil horns' has been found on microplastics in the open ocean.
Secret world of ocean garbage patch microbes revealed
February 26, 2014, 11:12 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Scientists aren't sure how the microbes are thriving on the plastic, but think finding out could give new insights into ecosystem of the ocean.
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February 1, 2013, 4:18 p.m.
The ocean food web is contaminated by trash and garbage, and it's ending up in our diets.
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