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Published by vice
September 6, 2012

As if polluting an entire hemisphere’s worth of the ocean with plastic weren’t enough, we’ve also poisoned the food chain. Congrats, humanity. We’re screwed.

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Come aboard as we take a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrade.

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