The Harrowing Ocean Crossing of a Boat Made of Trash, as Chronicled in Plastiki (Slideshow)

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Photo credit: Plastiki Crew

Constructed from 12,500 recycled plastic water bottles, Plastiki proved it was more than a philosophical exercise when it completed an 8,000-mile journey across the Pacific.

Now, a new book, Plastiki: Across the Pacific on Plastic: An Adventure to Save Our Oceans chronicles the trials and tribulations of the 130-day adventure.

Plastiki Chronicles the Audacious Journey to Save the World's Oceans (Slideshow)

Tags: Oceans | Plastiki | Pollution

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