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‘Ghost gear’ piles up in the Gulf of Maine amid plastic onslaught on oceans

Abandoned fishing gear, often called “ghost gear,” is breaking down in our oceans and adding to the problems brought by plastics and microplastics. But there was a recent effort to get the United Nations to enforce tougher regulations, and a coalition announced new funding to remove some debris in the Gulf of Maine. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.

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