Tag "Algalita"

Peter Benchley Ocean Awards names 2014 Ocean Heroes

On May 30, the Blue Frontier Campaign awarded seven leaders in ocean stewardship, policy, science, media, exploration, and youth engagement with “Ocean Hero” designations, honoring them for their dedication to

Plastic Paradise: Engaging the Next Generation in the Search for Solutions

  Plastic Pollution Coalition hosted a benefit screening of Plastic Paradise, a film by Angela Sun, in North Hollywood, California earlier this week. Over 150 people joined us to view

Beyond the absurdity of a “Texas-sized Garbage Patch” Lies a Larger Menace of Plastic Pollution in the World’s Oceans

By Marcus Eriksen, PhD, Co-founder 5 Gyres Institute/Director of Project Development, Algalita Marine Research Foundation Media is sometimes the tail that wags the dog of science.  One oceanographer described finding