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Some coastal species can live in floating trash rafts

Some species that normally live in coastal areas are able to live and reproduce on floating rafts of plastic and other trash, meaning that the open seas can suddenly be a place these critters call home.

NPR’s Nell Greenfieldboyce reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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