Scripps sails out to the Great Pacific Ocean Patch
March 30, 2010, 10:22 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography traveled out to a spot of sea 1,000 miles from shore and were sad to find plastic everywhere.
Boat made from plastic bottles sets sail
February 4, 2010, 5:32 p.m.
Video: Adventurer and conservationist David de Rothschild sets sail on Plastiki, a boat made out of 12,000 plastic bottles, to raise awareness of the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch.
Experimental project to clean Pacific Ocean garbage patch
May 5, 2009, 11:18 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Project Kaisei is a bold attempt to filter out and recycle plastic from the continent-sized patch of garbage in the Pacific Ocean.
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