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Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

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Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.

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But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing equipment, cargo container parts, or plastic shopping bags, a new narrative is emerging in the hunt for the missing plane: There's more garbage out there than you think. Most of it is plastic. And marine life ingests it, with catastrophic consequences.

Full article here: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/04/1…

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