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How do oceans circulate?

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Ocean circulation plays a huge role in cycling vital nutrients within the seas and helps us transport goods on ships across the globe. Crash Course takes a closer look at how the oceans circulate by following the life of a discarded water bottle as it gets snagged in the North Pacific Garbage Patch.

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