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‘Frankenstein Rocks’ Found in Hawaii

Our modern civilization's impact on the planet goes beyond the air and water... to the land itself, with the appearance of ‘Frankenstein rocks,’ stones with embedded pieces of man-made plastic. Geophysicists discovered the new type of rock as they were exploring a beach on Hawaii’s Big Island. They say the material they are calling ‘plastiglomerate’ was probably formed when campers or fishermen lit campfires, melting plastic trash which then mixed with natural beach material, such as...

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