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Plastic ocean : how a sea captain's chance discovery launched a quest to save the oceans

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In the summer of 1997, Charles Moore set sail from Honolulu for California after competing in a trans-Pacific race. When he and his crew took a shortcut through the seldom-traversed North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a vast oceanic "desert" where winds are slack, Moore realized his ship was skimming through a plastic soup. He had stumbled upon the largest garbage dump on the planet, soon to be dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch--where plastic outweighs zooplankton, the ocean's food base, by six to one.

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Newark Public Library 363.738 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52125100547845
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02/05/2020

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