North Pacific Ocean Gyre collections from August 10, 2009 revealed small velella jellyfish, each about the size of a quarter, with lots of plastic. | J. Leichter, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UC San Diego

IM Interview: Waves of Plastic

Plastic Trash in the Pacific Ocean is damaging marine life, and could be poisoning people, too.

April 21, 2010
3:00 AM EDT


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