Imagine an area twice the size of Texas filled with plastic waste and floating in the Ocean. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch could easily be declared a country considering it is twice the size of France. It was discovered by Capt. Charles Moore. Now he's drawing attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas.
Come aboard as the VICE crew takes a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrade.