This aerial view, taken by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Air Photo Service on March 20, 2011 shows Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at Okuma town in Fukushima prefecture. (AFP Photo)
What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch? A swirling sea of plastic bags, bottles and other debris is growing in the North Pacific, and now another one has been found in the Atlantic. But how did they get there? And is there anything we can do to clean them up?