I love quotes, because sometimes it seems like someone else has the perfect words for what I am feeling/thinking. This is one that I like to try and live by.
We've made it big! At least, big enough to make the cover of a National Geographic. Often times, as I sit here and write, I lament over how little concern there seems to be in the real world about this problem. We are a planet swarming in chaos. With Gaza being torn apart, an Ebola … Continue reading Planet or Plastic – June 2018 National Geographic
A recent Op Ed in the Guardian made me stop and think long and hard about how I feel about the solutions to marine debris, and more importantly how I talk about these solutions. The editorial rang true to my beliefs on the subject. With the incredible extent, and unknown threat that these tiny plastic particles … Continue reading Response to “The Plastic Crisis is More Urgent Than You Know. Recycling Bottles won’t Fix it.” by John Vidal
This story is all too common, and still tragic. A male sperm whale washed ashore in Spain. It was 1/6 the normal weight. Inside the whale they found 65 pounds of plastic garbage; bags, nets and ropes.
I have been writing this blog for over a year. And looking back, it has been an interesting year. Last March I was in Miami, Florida, 4 months left of my graduate studies; hot, sweaty, and loving every minute. Since then I have road tripped through 21 states, and come back across the country to … Continue reading Celebrating 1 Year