Wed, 9 October 2019
The Ocean Clean Up Project has released an update that their prototype is catching plastic in the Pacific Ocean Gyre. Great news! Unfortunately, Dr. Rebecca Helm noticed that the prototype wasn't just catching plastic. It was catching small animals too. Just as was predicted by many scientists.
Rebecca mentions that the animals being caught are part of a neuston ecosystem that she describes as a floating coral reef.
I discuss whether this prototype from the Ocean Clean Up Project should be used at all.
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