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What does NPG stand for?

NPG stands for North Pacific Gyre

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Misaki's ball possibly drifted with the huge circular ocean current called the North Pacific Gyre, says Menemenlis.
Some of the junk entered the North Pacific Gyre, the clockwise series of currents that moves water north, east and eventually south along the coasts of Alaska, Canada and the Northwest.
Method has unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging, this time a bottle made out of plastic collected from the North Pacific Gyre, often referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The DSC will also hear scientific reports on the following topics: climate indices that have been in recent news - El Nino (La Nina) Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), and the North Pacific Gyre Oscillation (NPGO); the Interagency Ecological Program (IEP) progress report; and the Delta Independent Science Board Chair's report.
A brief history of marine plastics In 1997, Charles Moore brought widespread attention to the problem of plastics in the ocean when he crossed the North Pacific Gyre in his catamaran Alguita on the way back home to California from Hawaii.
The patch, also described as the "Pacific trash vortex," is an area in the North-Central Pacific where tiny bits of trash, together weighing as much as 100 million tons, have been trapped by the currents of the North Pacific Gyre.