Great Pacific Garbage Patch: An abundance of life
Here’s an amazing thread on Twitter by biologist Rebecca Helm of Helm Lab at Earth Commons Institute, Georgetown University. She is a jellyfish expert, who generally studies life on the high seas. The tweet – from May 5, 2023 – is about the abundance of life in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Be sure to read the full conversation on Twitter.
OMG it literally took someone SWIMMING FROM HAWAII TO CALIFORNIA to discover this, but wow did we find something shocking in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch… [a thread ?]…
New study: https://t.co/kcbKyYJbXv pic.twitter.com/1hVL0YFbDp
— Rebecca R Helm (@RebeccaRHelm) May 5, 2023
Bottom line: Be sure to click in, to read the full conversation on Twitter, in this amazing thread from a scientist who studies life on the high seas. It’s about the abundance of life in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Shoutout to Shireen Gonzaga for alerting us to this fascinating thread.