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Museum Exhibit Gives Perspective To Marine Debris Through Science And Art (PHOTOS)

By Brianna Elliott

What’s the strangest piece of trash you’ve ever found on the beach? Whether it was as small as a bottle cap or as random as a Pez dispenser, we’ve all stumbled upon this plastic garbage — and probably overlooked it.

The Anchorage Museum is shedding light on marine plastics through a 7,500-square-foot exhibition titled “Gyre: The Plastic Ocean.” It’s intended to bridge the gap between science and art, man and the ocean — and put this epidemic into perspective. Some of the trash featured in the 80 pieces of artwork was collected during a 2013 scientific …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green