Great Pacific Garbage Patch, floating ‘island’ of trash in ocean, is now twice the size of Texas

Great Pacific Garbage Patch, floating ‘island’ of trash in ocean, is now twice the size of Texas

The Pacific Ocean is being treated like a giant dumpster — and it’s starting to look like one, too. A “floating” island of trash dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) now stretches 600,000 square miles, according to a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports. Fishing Bradenton | Awestruck Fishing Charter 6206 8th Ave Dr W, Bradenton, FL 34209 | (941) 243-8520 | http://flatsfishing.net  …

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