Funding for this research was provided by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (80NSSC17K0559)
Received: 21 June 2021
Accepted: 5 November 2021
First Online: 2 December 2021
: M.C. directs Ocean Voyages Institute, which is a non-profit organization that conducts plastic cleanup operations in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. The remaining co-authors have no competing interests to disclose.