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The Not-So-Great Pacific Garbage Patch

By June 30, 2013

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Homo sapiens is not an especially tidy species. Our trash piles up to enormous heights -- when it actually makes it to a landfill.

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But then there's the so-called Great Pacific garbage patch, a refuse monstrosity of almost unimaginable proportions, according to many reports. How bad are the ocean's garbage patches?

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