Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer

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Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer

If tests of the 100 metre-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea's surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the 'great Pacific garbage patch'

A bid to clear the Pacific of its plastic debris has moved a step closer with the launch of the biggest prototype clean-up boom yet by the Dutch environment minister at a port in The Hague. On Thursday...

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