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Garbage - Part 1: Pacific Garbage Patch

Two of the most interesting science-related destinations on earth are both garbage-related, so get ready for a garbage-themed two-part post.

Remember the duckies that floated around the oceans for years? 273 more words

Have Science Will Travel

marine debris treasures

One of the most interesting pieces of marine debris you can still find on the beaches of Midway Atoll are glass floats.  These are hand-blown glass balls that were used by Japanese fishermen as early as 1910 (They were first developed and used in Norway in the late 1800’s).   118 more words


Environment: "Microplastics are everywhere'

Plastic waste infiltrating many ocean ecosystems

Staff Report

FRISCO — Plastic pollution is far more widespread and prevalent in all the world’s oceans than more previously believed.  862 more words


curly kale chips.. vegan but cheezy

Second attempt… success. The first attempt of making kale chips was manipulated by a timer that didn’t go off, how mean! But after sampling through at least 20 different commercial kale chips at the… 392 more words


Hawaii here we come

Pretty thrilled to be joining these poets in Hawaii at the invitation of Susan Schultz, to talk about plastic and poetry with students and poets I admire.


Nov.12 Fear and Love

I went to a speech given by Chris Jordan today. i was so much inspired. He showed the trailer of his upcoming film documenting the dead Albatross with their bodies filled with plastic on Pacific Garbage Patch. 658 more words