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Thousands of Shipping Containers - Macro Trash or New Habitat?

"What nobody's really thought of before was the trash that we're leaving across the Pacific and other oceans every time we lose these containers, and to drop hard substratum along certain routes could create steppingstones or highways of trash as years accumulate and these things don't really disintegrate"- quote from Peter DeVogelaere, a biologist with Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in this NPR report.

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