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

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. We are full for August, September, and October. Check back soon to see about November and...

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