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    Plastic Found in Nine Percent of 'Garbage Patch' Fishes: Tens of Thousands of Tons of Debris Annually Ingested

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    Post  Carol Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:24 pm

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    Plastic Found in Nine Percent of 'Garbage Patch' Fishes: Tens of Thousands of Tons of Debris Annually Ingested
    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110630161837.htm
    ScienceDaily (July 1, 2011) — The first scientific results from an ambitious voyage led by a group of graduate students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego offer a stark view of human pollution and its infiltration of an area of the ocean that has been labeled as the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch."


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    Post  Arrowwind Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:59 pm

    there are several oceanic garbage patches around the world.. the pacific one is the largest...so sad.
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    Post  Carol Sat Jul 02, 2011 4:38 pm

    It is sad. If I had a billion bucks I'd pay to have that mess cleaned up and give out cloth carry all bags at the stores.


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