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Mechanical ocean plastic removing devices: Friend or Foe?

"An international group of scientists has cautioned against reliance on mechanical cleanup devices as a means of addressing the plastic pollution crisis... [S]ome have been shown to harm quantities of marine organisms – including fish, crustaceans and seaweeds – that far exceed the amount of plastic captured, meaning their overall impact on the ocean is potentially more harmful than helpful." - Excerpt from University of Plymouth

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