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This Marine Plastic Recovery Vessel Set a Record for Largest Open Ocean Clean-up in History

This is the Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel and it set a profound record with its largest open ocean clean-up in history. After a 48-day expedition with the largest at sea clean-up to date, it successfully removed 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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