4 ways to tackle ocean trash besides Ocean Cleanup’s broken system

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discarded fishing gear

BEACHCOMBER BOOTY  Picking up trash that washes ashore prevents it from floating back out at high tide. This pile of discarded fishing gear and other debris was collected along remote Alaskan shorelines.

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