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Hawaii Group Sets Record For Largest Haul of Plastic Removed From The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Good News Network
Why We Recommend This – This piece highlights the danger plastic pollution in our oceans.

Ocean Voyages Institute says it made history this week, returning to the port of Honolulu Tuesday, after successfully removing 103 tons of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

It more than doubled its own record-setting results from a 25-day stint last year during this 48-day expedition. And, Mary Crowley, the group’s founder and executive director, says they are headed back to sea in two days to collect more debris.

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