This 2008 photo shows debris in Hanauma Bay, Hawaii. A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world’s oceans.
This 2008 photo shows debris in Hanauma Bay, Hawaii. A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world’s oceans. uncredited NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center file
This 2008 photo shows debris in Hanauma Bay, Hawaii. A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world’s oceans. uncredited NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center file

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December 11, 2014 4:00 PM

A sea of plastic bags upon an ocean of trash

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