Cruise Attracts Travelers to Ocean Garbage Patch

National Geographic – The March 11 Japanese tsunami pulled millions of tons of debris from the country’s coastline following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake off Sendai. Since then, scientists have been tracking and monitoring the wreckage—bits of houses, whole cars, and household appliances—floating at sea, corralled by ocean currents in the North Pacific into an area researchers estimate could be the size of California. And now they’re inviting the public along for the ride, for a price. Read article