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5 Gyres Explores The North Atlantic Gyre
5 Gyres Explores The North Atlantic Gyre
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2012/05/22::
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2013/03/01::
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Ocean Pollution Awareness
Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Ocean Pollution Awareness
DATE: 2012/08/31::
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What
What's An Ocean Garbage Patch?
DATE: 2010/04/22::
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Atlantic Garbage Patch
Atlantic Garbage Patch
DATE: 2010/08/17::
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Our Disposable Lives: The Great Atlantic Garbage Patch
Our Disposable Lives: The Great Atlantic Garbage Patch
DATE: 2011/02/24::
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PLASTICIZED ~ Feature Documentary Film
PLASTICIZED ~ Feature Documentary Film
DATE: 2012/12/24::
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Tales from the ocean
Tales from the ocean's garbage patch: Matt Rutherford at TEDxJacksonville
DATE: 2013/12/11::
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The Aquapower Expedition - The Atlantic Garbage Patch (Ep.10)
The Aquapower Expedition - The Atlantic Garbage Patch (Ep.10)
DATE: 2015/06/02::
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DESTROYING PLANET EARTH The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Good Morning America
DESTROYING PLANET EARTH The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Good Morning America
DATE: 2009/07/30::
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O
O'Dowd - Great Pacific Garbage Patch Lecture
DATE: 2014/10/06::
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Trawling during Vertical Distribution expedition
Trawling during Vertical Distribution expedition
DATE: 2015/06/23::
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Huge Garbage patch in Atlantic ocean, Dylan Ratigan, 04-15-10
Huge Garbage patch in Atlantic ocean, Dylan Ratigan, 04-15-10
DATE: 2010/04/21::
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Japan Tsunami debris tracked across Pacific Ocean
Japan Tsunami debris tracked across Pacific Ocean
DATE: 2011/04/08::
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Happy Plastic Hunt
Happy Plastic Hunt
DATE: 2014/09/20::
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2012/08/07::
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Japan Ocean Tsunami Simulation 2014
Japan Ocean Tsunami Simulation 2014
DATE: 2014/03/13::
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Thousands of rotting bodies heading to America
Thousands of rotting bodies heading to America
DATE: 2011/04/09::
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Atlantic Garden Resort
Atlantic Garden Resort
DATE: 2014/07/24::
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The Garbage Patch
The Garbage Patch
DATE: 2007/12/23::
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Goffinet
Goffinet's Passion on Plastic Pollution.m4v
DATE: 2010/02/25::
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Signal Burden - Why haven
Signal Burden - Why haven't we fought
DATE: 2012/08/14::
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(Narrated) Footage from SEAPLEX Voyage to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
(Narrated) Footage from SEAPLEX Voyage to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2009/09/15::
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Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2013/10/05::
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The Girl Who Cried Baboon
The Girl Who Cried Baboon
DATE: 2010/08/23::
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16x9 - Garbage patch in the middle of the ocean
16x9 - Garbage patch in the middle of the ocean
DATE: 2012/08/09::
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New Continent Discovered in the Pacific Ocean- Shocking News
New Continent Discovered in the Pacific Ocean- Shocking News
DATE: 2014/01/21::
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2009/05/21::
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch Awareness Video
Great Pacific Garbage Patch Awareness Video
DATE: 2012/04/29::
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Pacific Garbage Dump- Nightline
Pacific Garbage Dump- Nightline
DATE: 2008/08/27::
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2009/11/15::
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Song & Video - "Doldrums"
Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Song & Video - "Doldrums"
DATE: 2011/11/13::
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean!   - Part 1 of 4
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean! - Part 1 of 4
DATE: 2009/04/25::
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Real Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Real Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2011/04/13::
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2014/05/05::
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
DATE: 2010/03/19::
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Goffinet Tells Rotary About Plastic Pollution in Oceans.m4v
Goffinet Tells Rotary About Plastic Pollution in Oceans.m4v
DATE: 2010/04/30::
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Tohoku Tsunami Debris Tracking (2011-2012) [720p] [3D converted]
Tohoku Tsunami Debris Tracking (2011-2012) [720p] [3D converted]
DATE: 2012/04/04::
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The plastic threat to our oceans ? Scientists head the investigation.
The plastic threat to our oceans ? Scientists head the investigation.
DATE: 2014/05/05::
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PlastikiSailsHighSeasToStudyPlastics.m4v
PlastikiSailsHighSeasToStudyPlastics.m4v
DATE: 2010/02/04::
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Gorilla in the Greenhouse)
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Gorilla in the Greenhouse)
DATE: 2008/04/22::
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the plastic vortex AKA great eastern garbage patch
the plastic vortex AKA great eastern garbage patch
DATE: 2007/08/06::
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Ocean of Garbage
Ocean of Garbage
DATE: 2011/04/13::
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Lets Talk Trash: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Perspectives on Ocean Science
Lets Talk Trash: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Perspectives on Ocean Science
DATE: 2010/01/21::
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The
The 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' (On Assignment)
DATE: 2015/03/13::
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The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch - Rey Ty
The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch - Rey Ty
DATE: 2009/05/16::
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atlantic garbage patch
atlantic garbage patch
DATE: 2015/03/05::
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Project Kaisei - Miriam Goldstein Talks Plastic  - The Garbage Patch - Scripps
Project Kaisei - Miriam Goldstein Talks Plastic - The Garbage Patch - Scripps
DATE: 2009/10/02::
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Pacific Garbage Patch
Pacific Garbage Patch
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The five major ocean gyres.

The North Atlantic garbage patch is an area of man-made marine debris found floating within the North Atlantic Gyre, originally documented in 1972.[1] The patch is estimated to be hundreds of kilometres across in size,[2] with a density of over 200,000 pieces of debris per square kilometer.[3][4] The debris zone shifts by as much as 1,600 km (990 mi) north and south seasonally, and drifts even farther south during the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, according to the NOAA.[2]

Research[edit]

To study the scale of the marine debris accumulation in the area, the Sea Education Association (SEA) has been doing extensive research on the Atlantic Garbage Patch. Nearly 7,000 students from the SEA semester program have been dragging 6,100 fine-mesh nets through the Atlantic over 22 years. The gyre in the North Atlantic Ocean contains plastic marine pollution in a pattern and amount similar to what has been found in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.[5]

Effect on wildlife and humans[edit]

While eating their normal source of food plastic ingestion can be unavoidable to wildlife.[6]

Action for creating awareness[edit]

On 11 April 2013 in order to create awareness, artist Maria Cristina Finucci founded The Garbage patch state at UNESCO[7] –Paris in front of Director General Irina Bokova . First of a series of events under the patronage of UNESCO and of Italian Ministry of the Environment.[8]

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