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Captain Moore discovered the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch, and he is continuing his research on a 4 month journey. His most recent update will shock you.
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Captain Moore is helping 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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"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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On June 10, Captain Charles Moore set off for the first leg of a four month expedition from California to past the Northern Hawaiian Islands to test for plastic marine debris.
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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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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.