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What, exactly, is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

January 23, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

From the journal of Brian Kallen, who describes his journey through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Japanese tsunami debris arriving, but not a deluge

March 26, 2012 by Chris Torres

It’s been just over a year since the devastating earthquake and tsunami wiped away coastal towns in Japan. As communities rebuild and mourn the loss of loved ones, a portion of the 25 million tons of wreckage is now swirling around the ocean and making its way to California shores.It’s a unique research opportunity for scientists who have never before seen such a sudden, massive deposit of ocean debris from a one-time event.

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