Did you know the world's biggest landfill isn't actually on land? It's in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. How did it get there, and what's in this landfill?
Question 1 of 10
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is caused by the North Pacific Tropical Gyre. What's a gyre?
Question 2 of 10
If you dragged the Great Pacific Garbage Patch onto dry land, how much territory would it cover?
Question 3 of 10
How much trash is currently in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?
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Where does all that garbage come from?
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The Plastiki is like the anti-Garbage Patch. It's an environmentally friendly catamaran built to raise awareness about waste and the ocean. How many plastic bottles will make this boat float?
Question 6 of 10
Nurdles make up 10 percent of the ocean's plastic trash. What is a nurdle?
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Nurdles are a threat to marine life because:
Question 8 of 10
Compared to the amount of plastic, how much plankton lives in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?
Question 9 of 10
How many marine animals die because of trash each year?
Question 10 of 10