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Ocean Cleanup System Deployed To Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An ocean cleanup system deployed this month from San Francisco to a location 240 nmi off the Pacific coast for testing before it continues to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to perform the first large-scale plastic pollution cleanup effort. The cleanup system is the result of years of research, testing and technology prototypes. It comprises a 3-m skirt attached to

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All-Female Crew Sails 3,000 Nautical Miles to Study Ocean Plastic

An all-female crew of 24 women are on a 3,000 nmi journey from Hawaii to Vancouver to study microplastics and bring attention to the problem of ocean plastic pollution. The eXXpedition crew is made up of scientists, students, artists, filmmakers, business women, psychologists, actors, ocean activists and sustainability professionals, and novice as well as experienced sailors. The 10th such journey

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