Thousands of rubber ducks to land on British shores after 15 year journey
The toys have helped researchers to chart the great ocean currents because when they are spotted bobbing on the waves they are much more likely to be reported to the authorities than the floats which scientists normally use.
Curtis Ebbesmeyer has been tracking the floating plastic ducks around the world's oceans
THE JOURNEY SO FAR:
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Thanking Ben Clerkin for his article.