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October 16, 2018 - TIME

A Giant Net Has Been Deployed to Clean Up Plastics in the Pacific Ocean

A Giant Net Has Been Deployed to Clean Up Plastics in the Pacific Ocean
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A 2,000 foot-long floating pipe connected to an enormous net arrived Tuesday at its destination in the Pacific Ocean to begin cleaning up garbage.

Dutch environmental start-up Ocean Cleanup Foundation launched the apparatus from San Francisco last month, CNN reports. It is expected to soon begin work clearing plastics and other debris from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the largest of five giant oceanic trash piles, located between California and Hawaii.

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