They’re all ways humans are ingesting microplastics It was just two decades ago that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a vast circulating accumulation of plastic debris in the North Pacific, was discovered by accident. Since then, plastic pollution has been found to be...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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