Published on May 20, 2013
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, or Isle of Plastic, is a mass of accumulated trash in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Circular ocean currents draw in debris to the calm center of the gyre, where plastics and other trash become trapped and accumulate there.
**2014 Iowa Motion Picture Association Award Winner:
Award of Excellence for Computer Generated Visual Effects
Video directed by Josh LaVille
Music composed by Todd Stevens
Music used courtesy of Smiling Stone Soup
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