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Oceanic 'garbage patch' not nearly as big as portrayed in media
Date:1/4/2011

hite said, including the possibility that floating debris may act as a vector for introducing invasive species into sensitive habitats.

"If there is a takeaway message, it's that we should consider it good news that the 'garbage patch' doesn't seem to be as bad as advertised," White said, "but since it would be prohibitively costly to remove the plastic, we need to focus our efforts on preventing more trash from fouling our oceans in the first place."


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Contact: Angel White
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541-737-6397
Oregon State University
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