Behold! How Ocean Garbage Patches Are Made [Video]

How ocean garbage patches are made.

Have you ever thought to yourself, “huh, I wonder how all that ocean trash ends up in the same place?” Well, now science has the answer.

This video shows how global ocean currents create large ocean garbage patches. It would be cool to watch if the reality wasn’t so damn sad. Thanks to Treehugger for posting the video.

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Ocean garbage image from Shutterstock

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