OCEAN CLEANUP STEAMS OUT TO SEA IN PLASTIC POLLUTION QUEST

OCEAN CLEANUP STEAMS OUT TO SEA IN PLASTIC POLLUTION QUEST

OCEAN CLEANUP STEAMS OUT TO SEA IN TEST RUN TO CLEAN GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

It motors under the Golden Gate Bridge and out to a testing area about 275 miles off the coast of California. Once in place, the Ocean Cleanup, dubbed System 001, is deployed.
The project is lauded by many as a positive attempt to deal with the growing problem of plastic pollution in the oceans.
More: 6 things you can do to stop plastic pollution today More: Where did the trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch come from?

SAN FRANCISCO — Amid a flotilla of boats, drones and helicopters, the Ocean Cleanup machine slowly was towed through San Francisco Bay beneath the Golden Gate Bridge and out to the open ocean Saturday afternoon. The...

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