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Island of Garbage in the Middle of the Pacific?

Is there an "island of garbage" in the middle of the Pacific? Yes – North of Hawaii the Garbage Patch floats containing 90% plastic that absorbs toxic chemicals. Scientists and engineers in recent years have studied ways to effectively clean up the trash to keep the oceans ecosystems intact. Read more here: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/oceanography/great-pacific-garbage-patch.htm

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