Pete Myers and the 'Smog of the Sea'

When talk turns to the infamous "garbage patches" in the oceans' gyres, the "patch" is largely myth: The waters are clear and sparkly blue to the horizon. But run a net through that water and a disturbing reality becomes clear: A fog of microplastic pollution permeates the seas.

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Island of garbage: The all-female voyage to battle Earth's plastic crisis

Ubiquitous plastic waste may pose serious risks to our health. A crew of scientists and activists is conducting a hands-on investigation.

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