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Picking up the trash at sea

 

Matt Saunter, Papahanaumokuakea Marine Debris Project via AP

Crews working in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands last month gathered up 47 tons of marine plastic and abandoned fishing nets, including this haul brought in by Joao Garriques (left) and Matthew Chauvin. They were delivering their load to a ship near Kure Atoll on April 11. The debris threatens marine animals, birds and the ecosystem. Click here for the story.

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