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You probably have heard about the North Pacific Gyre that is a huge area of floating marine debris twice the size of Texas. It is essentially plastic stew floating just below the surface in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. For more information check out these web pages:
http://www.bestlifeonline.com/cms/publish/travel-leisure/Our_oceans_are_turning_into_plastic_are_we.shtml
http://www.algalita.org/breaking_news/research_voyage_2005.html
http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/Ocean/Moore-Trashed-PacificNov03.htm 

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