USA: Huge plastic boom deployed to clear waste from Pacific

A rubbish collection device was deployed in the Pacific Ocean in San Francisco on Saturday in a bid to clean up huge piles of dumped plastic waste. The 2,000-foot long (610 metre) floating boom was created by The Ocean Cleanup and its founder 24-year-old Boyan Slat from the Netherlands The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an area of discarded fishing nets and fragments of old water bottles and... Еще bags that is twice the size of Texas. A recent study suggests that there is 16 times more plastic in the area than researchers previously believed. Slat first became passionate about cleaning the oceans when he went scuba diving at age 16 in the Mediterranean Sea and saw more plastic bags than fish. Mandatory credit: The Ocean Cleanup

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