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Planet or Plastic – June 2018 National Geographic

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

Response to “The Plastic Crisis is More Urgent Than You Know. Recycling Bottles won’t Fix it.” by John Vidal

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

Celebrating 1 Year

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