What exactly is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? — Prof Andy Lowe

It’s basically a big patch of floating rubbish in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but what is it made of and how did it get there? One of the key problems with plastics is that they take a long time to break down and decompose naturally. Plastic items can take up to 1000 years to […]

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