Scripps Scientists Discuss Expedition to Great Pacific Garbage Patch
August 31, 2009 11:31 a.m.
Why is there a Texas-sized patch of garbage floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean? How did the trash get there, and what can be done to remove it? We speak to a group of researchers who recently returned from a Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to study the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.