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20061028 INTERNATIONAL WATERS : CENTRAL NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN Adam Walters from the Greenpeace Science Unit displays the contents of the contents of the 'Yellow Thing' after a trawl in the high seas of the Central North Pacific Ocean at 25 15.4 N, 155 57.6 W, 28th October 2006. The 'Yellow Thing' is a neuston trawl for surface plankton and the associated plastic particulate debris. Greenpeace are highlighting the threat that plastic poses to the world's oceans. GREENPEACE / ALEX HOFFORD
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