The Garbage Patch: Miriam Goldstein Tracks Plastic in a Skiff

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Scripps scientist Miriam Goldstein talks about the SEAPLEX expedition to the North Pacific Gyre and how shocked she was to find the amount of plastic on the ocean's surface when floating around in a skiff.

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