These two friends made a boat made from 50,000 plastic bottles

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Did you know that our oceans are covered with vast floating garbage islands the size of Florida? These massive chunks of garbage are apparently made up of 90% plastic, which is unfortunate, because plastic takes a long time to go anywhere.

To draw attention to this problem, Jan Kara and Jakub Bures decided to build a boat out of discarded water bottles and sail for 530 miles. Here’s some highlights of their odd adventure.