Plastic Pick-up at Pacific Garbage Patch

Photo courtesy of The Ocean Cleanup

The New York Times - "A multimillion-dollar floating boom designed to corral plastic debris littering the Pacific Ocean deployed from San Francisco Bay on Saturday as part of a larger high-stakes and ambitious undertaking."  

A giant 2,000-foot long boom designed by the non-profit organization, The Ocean Cleanup, has been deployed to collect plastics from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. 

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