Shark Week: The Podcast - The Ocean Cleanup’s Mission to Eliminate a Garbage Patch Twice the Size of Texas
Luke Tipple is joined by lead ocean field scientist at The Ocean Cleanup, Matthias Egger, to discuss efforts to eliminate the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Luke Tipple is joined by environmental scientist and lead ocean field scientist at The Ocean Cleanup, Matthias Egger. They’ll discuss the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of floating plastic debris between Hawaii and California that is twice the size of Texas, and how The Ocean Cleanup plans to eliminate 90% of the garbage patch by 2040. The guys will also look at the effects of plastics and microplastics on marine life and the ecosystem and reveal what you can do to help.