Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

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Via The New York Times

"In a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, a group of researchers from the University of Cádiz in Spain and several other institutions show that a major ocean current is carrying bits of plastic, mainly from the North Atlantic, to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving them there — in surface waters, in sea ice and possibly on the ocean floor."

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