Published on Sep 6, 2012
As the Gyre sails into view, we realize Garbage Island isn't an island at all. It's something much, much worse.
Come aboard as we take a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrade.
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