Plastic Pollution – Preventing an incurable disease

Plastic Pollution – Preventing an incurable disease

By now, many people know that the ocean is filled with plastic debris.  A recent study estimates that the amount of plastic waste that washes off land into the ocean each year is approximately 8 million metric tons. Jenna Jambeck, the study’s lead author, helps us...
Local Girl Scouts attempt to remove Styrofoam

Local Girl Scouts attempt to remove Styrofoam

LA Times Article 2/16/16 “It’s Girl Scout cookie season and hundreds of troops are soliciting people for their donations for sweet treats. However, a group of Girl Scouts from the San Fernando Valley is focused more on asking for support on a project to...
Meet Algalita’s Chief Youth Officer – Anushka Bhaskar

Meet Algalita’s Chief Youth Officer – Anushka Bhaskar

When I was in sixth grade, a teacher of mine introduced me to the wild world of plastic pollution. After learning about the problem and the imminent threat it posed to our world, I was instantly hooked and hungered for programs that would satiate my continuing need to...
Join a Kayak Cleanup

Join a Kayak Cleanup

Every last Saturday of the month, 8:45 – 11:00 am. Rent a kayak for FREE if you participate in a cleanup! We provide all the gear you need. Minors must be accompanied by an adult and ALL participants must be able to swim. Email stephanie@algalita.org to reserve...

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