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My Journey to the North Atlantic Gyre: a scientist’s witness of plastic pollution

November 14th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The 5Gyres Institute is on a mission to educate the world about the downside of its reliance on single-use plastic. The Institute documents the prevalence of marine plastic pollution in major oceans around the globe by traveling to the large, circulating, oceanic systems called gyres, which […]