Plastics and the Environment

This is how The Ocean Cleanup's mission to clear the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is going

The Ocean Cleanup has been collecting plastic waste using a 600-metre floating barrier. Image: REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

David Elliott

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