PACIFIC OCEAN

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96%VideoFeb 2013

Midway, located in the middle of an ocean of garbage

(3:55) Midway Island, an uninhabited 2.4-sq-mile atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, more than 2,000 miles from the nearest continent, is the home to 67–70% of the world's Laysan Albatross population, and 34–39% of the global Black-footed Albatross.

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95%VideoApr 2011

Oil tanker in a big storm

(3:33) A Croatian oil tanker braves anger in the Pacific. Strange choice of music to accompany the cruise of a lifetime.

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89%VideoSep 2009

QI - What is the biggest load of rubbish in the world?

Apparently it's France!

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88%PictureFeb 2010

The Mariana Trench in perspective

Anything that goes down might not necessarily come back up. The Mariana Trench is the deepest known part of the planet in the Pacific Ocean. At 36,000 feet it is deeper than Mount Everest is high!

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88%VideoJan 2016

Coastal erosion leaves California apartments on brink of collapse

(6:20) Apartments with commanding sea views at Pacifica, just outside of San Francisco, will soon collapse into the ocean.

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87%VideoAug 2010

Life-cycle of the plastic bag

Mockumentary following the life-cycle of the humble plastic bag, from the open plains of the asphalt jungle, to its eventual graveyard, the Pacific Ocean

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87%VideoJan 2012

Plastic in the Pacific

(10:08) Because of ocean currents, an area the size of Texas in the middle of the Pacific Ocean has become a dumping ground for plastic waste. It is known as the Pacific Garbage Patch.

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87%VideoDec 2016

Mariana Trench, the deepest and most unexplored place on Earth

(8:59) The Mariana Trench is located near the Mariana Islands in the Western Pacific Ocean and is the deepest point on the planet so far discovered.

87%VideoAug 2017

New garbage patch in Pacific is 1.5 times the size of Texas

(4:47) A largely unstudied area of the South Pacific Ocean is home to a newly discovered garbage patch.

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83%AnimationFeb 2008

Panama Canal time-lapse video

(1:15) From the Atlantic to the Pacific in 75 seconds.

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