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World’s Largest Collection of Garbage is Now Twice the Size of Texas

The world’s largest collection of ocean garbage is growing. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic, floating trash located halfway between Hawaii and California, has grown to more than 600,000 square miles, a study published Thursdayfinds. That’s twice the size of Texas. Winds and converging ocean currents funnel the...

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