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[DIGEST: Guardian, UNESCO, PNAS, Economist, BusinessInsider, OceanCons, TrashWheel]

Smaller than the size of Manhattan, Henderson Island is covered by 18 tons of plastic garbage–– the weight of three elephants worth of plastic bags, German bottles, Canadian plastic containers, tarps, toys, New Zealand fishing crates and more from all over the world.

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