Scientists: Ocean Holds Garbage Patches Twice As Big As Texas

September 2, 2014 8:58 PM

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Researchers have estimated the five biggest patches of garbage in the world's ocean based on current models, detailing their findings in a new study.

"We've redefined how one should draw the borders of the oceans," said coauthor and mathematician Gary Froyland, at University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, as quoted by Inside Science. "It's more scientifically meaningful to draw the boundaries according to where the water moves as oppose...

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