Anika Albrecht_Ocean Voyages Institute (IMAGE) Smithsonian Caption Anika Albrecht of Ocean Voyages Institute, on a 2020 expedition collecting plastic in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, where she served as Chief Mate. Credit Photo courtesy of Ocean Voyages Institute 2020 Gyre Expedition Usage Restrictions This photo may be used for media articles and social media, provided full credit is given. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.