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"This insidious invasion of the biosphere by our plastic waste," writes Captain Moore, "is in some ways more alarming for us humans than global warming."
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Over the next few weeks, I will be posting emails directly from Captain Moore so we can follow his journey to test for plastic marine debris to better understand what we are doing to our oceans.
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Captain Moore discovered the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch, known as the the Pacific Gyre, and he is continuing his research to help all of us understand that the rapid rise in global plastic production is leading to a rise in plastic pollution and its devastating effects on our oceans and our lives.
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Over the next few weeks, I will be posting emails directly from Captain Moore so we can follow his journey and better understand that the rapid rise in global plastic production is leading to a rise in plastic pollution and to devastating effects on our oceans and our lives.