Gyre: Swirl this word into your conversations and sound super switched on.
A Gyre is a swirl of ocean current and wind patterns. In places where winds blow always in the same direction, permanent currents are created. The combination of the ocean current and wind create a swirling vortex: a circular movement like a slow-moving cyclone in the ocean - a gyre.
There are five BIG gyres across the world's oceans: [Read more...]