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'TeamSeas' uses YouTube to tackle the global plastic problem

Social media can certainly motivate people for good and otherwise. Calls to action to clean up the oceans, rivers, and beaches have galvanized volunteers and gone viral. But given the magnitude of the problem, how should we assess the impact? Paul Solman looks at one YouTube-focused campaign that has hit a particular chord, as part of our continuing coverage of the global plastic problem.

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