Is the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ just a myth?

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No doubt you've heard of the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch," the gargantuan accumulation of ocean debris that has grown from an estimated 3 million tons in the early 1990s to "twice the size of Texas" in 2018.

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Have you ever wondered why you can't find a photo, video or satellite image of such a colossal collection of flotsam? Pat Gray (filling in today for Glenn Beck) thinks he's found the answer. According to an article on Slate, the myth of the monstrous garbage patch was made up to call attention to the problem of pollution and "save our Oceans."

Watch the clip below to get Pat's take.

Is this even real?


No doubt you've heard of the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch," the gargantuan accumulation of ocean debris that has grown from an estimated 3 million tons in the early 1990s to twice the size of Texas in 2018.

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