An ambitious project to clean up the 80,000 metric tons of plastic floating in the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” has begun. On Sunday, the Ocean Cleanup Project started towing its “Ocean Cleanup System 001” from San Francisco to a trial site some 240 nautical miles (260 miles) away.

from https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/11/great-pacific-garbage-patch-cleanup-started/
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