This is really difficult to grasp, the magnitude of this and the silence that goes with it. A garbage patch twice the size of Texas now. Obviously, this requires an international effort, a global effort because in the end, it’s affects all seven billion of our family and friends.
It’s not the size of France—it’s the size of three Frances
Source: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is 16 times larger than we thought, according to the journal Scientific Reports — Quartz