Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Washed Up: The Curious Journeys of Flotsam and Jetsam

Where does it all come from? From tennis shoes, gold doubloons, and rubber ducks to seedpods and dead whales, the ocean gives up many curious prizes. Moody walks the coast, dons her wet suit, and heads out to sea to understand the mysterious debris that accrues along the tide line. Learn about the Pacific Garbage Patch, a 200-mile swirl of current that holds everything from car parts to basketballs to kilos of heroin.


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