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Trash Talk

More than 20 years ago, on his way back to California after the Transpacific Yacht Race—an offshore event starting in San Pedro, California, and ending just east of Honolulu, Hawaii, or about 2,225 nautical miles—oceanographer and sailboat racing captain Charles Moore noticed something fishy in the North Pacific. “I could stand on deck for five minutes and see nothing but the detritus of civilization in the remotest part

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