3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Old plastic. New life. New problem?
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - It’s a familiar topic: There’s plastic in our oceans. Pacific Ocean currents have organized plastic trash into massive “continents” -- some more than 500,000 square miles!
Scientists have made a new discovery: There’s life on those plastic islands! Researchers found small invertebrates usually only found in shallow coastal waters. That’s good news, right? Not when they’re carried into unfamiliar waters -- making them an invasive species.
Brad takes a deep dive into this ocean environmental problem.
Plus, another world record is challenged. That’s not good news, either.
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