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Aerial photo of Midway Atoll. source - US Fish and Wildlife Service
November 8, 2019

With virtually no predators, Midway is a haven for many species of seabirds and is home to the largest colony of albatross in the world. But Midway is also at the center of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a vast area of floating plastic collected by circulating oceanic currents. The Hawaiian Islands act like a comb that gathers debris as it floats across the Pacific.

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