A garbage patch bigger than Texas was just discovered in the Pacific Ocean

Just a few months ago, scientists found a garbage patch in the Arctic ocean. Now, another pocket of plastics, human trash, and chemical waste has been found in a newly-explored region of the Pacific Ocean. Like it’s cousin the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” it is an environmental burden which shows just how irresponsible humans have become in recent years.

The new patch is located between Hawaii and mainland US and was discovered by the Algalita Research Foundation. Charles…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/a-garbage-patch-bigger-than-texas-was-just-discovered-in-the-pacific-ocean
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