By American Geosciences Institute (AGI); Earth Science Week (ESW); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
In January 1992, a container ship headed to Tacoma-Washington, from Hong Kong, China, lost 12 containers during severe storm conditions. One container held a shipment of 29-000 bathtub toys. Ten months later, the first of these plastic toys began to wash up onto the coast of Alaska. Driven by the...
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