Plastics visual explorer- what is an ocean garbage patch?


This Thinglink features statistics and data about oceans and the environmental impact of plastics

Learn how plastics damage the oceans. Did you know that Square kilometres of rubbish are found in the Great Pacific Garbage patch. An area twice the size of Texas and three times the size of France!

Square kilometres of rubbish are found in the Great Pacific Garbage patch. An area twice the size of Texas and three times the size of France

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