There is alot of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean. Here is an excerpt from a disturbing article I found last year about this, it is aptly titled "Our oceans are turning into plastic...are we?":
A vast swath of the Pacific, twice the size of Texas, is full of a plastic stew that is entering the food chain. Scientists say these toxins are causing obesity, infertility...and worse....
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