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By Alanna Mitchell
Plastic is ubiquitous in our modern lives - a $17.6 billion industry in Canada alone that makes everything from shipping bags to packaging to clothing. It's made our lives much more convenient and until recently we haven't thought much about the fact that we throw a lot of it away after just one use, let alone what happens to the plastic that finds its way into the world's oceans. In Invisible Plastic, award-winning science writer Alanna Mitchell sets out on a quest to find out just what happens to plastic on the high seas. Her story is riveting, and essential reading for every concerned Canadian.

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