Kara Lavender Law

Aug. 20, 2010

Plastics at Sea

Scientists are trying to understand what goes on in and around floating patches of plastic debris in the world's oceans.Scientists are trying to understand what goes on in and around floating patches of plastic debris in the world's oceans.

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