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Ocean 'conveyor belt' brings billions of plastic particles into Arctic waters

CBC.ca Friday, 21 April 2017 ()
An ocean current is acting as a kind of conveyor belt leading billions of bits of plastic to a dead end in the Arctic, according to new research published in the journal Science Advances.
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