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Plastic ocean : how a sea captain's chance discovery launched a determined quest to save the oceans

Author: Charles Moore; Cassandra Phillips
Publisher: New York : Avery, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Documents the author's 1997 short-cut voyage through the seldom-traversed North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, where he discovered the planet's largest garbage dump and resolved to raise awareness about the toxic impact of plastic waste in the world's oceans.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Moore; Cassandra Phillips
ISBN: 1583335013 9781583335017
OCLC Number: 1101336202
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2011. With a new afterword.
Description: x, 374 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, color map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Charles Moore with Cassandra Phillips.

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Documents the author's 1997 short-cut voyage through the seldom-traversed North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, where he discovered the planet's largest garbage dump and resolved to raise awareness about the toxic impact of plastic waste in the world's oceans.

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