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Two Creatives Are Trying to Get a Giant Trash Patch in the Pacific Recognized as a Country

It's no secret that there's a huge amount of plastic garbage floating around in the North Pacific. But in a desperate attempt to fix the problem, a group of activists are trying a new approach--lobbying the United Nations to recognize one mass of trash as an actual country, so that the world's real governments will...
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