Scientists warn that “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” growing at a rapid rate

Global Business

Experts are warning that a massive chunk of pollution in the Pacific Ocean is growing way faster than expected. It’s known as “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” — and was discovered more than 20 years ago.

But natural disasters have added to the problem – and there are fears about what it will mean for the future of life in the water.

CGTN’s Phil Lavelle reports from the Pacific Coast in Los Angeles.

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