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Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch

Day 36 of Algalita's Oceanographic Research Vessel Expedition: A Letter From Captain Charles Moore

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

The schooling fish in the deep ocean are practically gone. We have only caught one tuna in over a month of fishing.

Captain Moore on the Dangers of Styrofoam

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

In his email from July 12th, Captain Moore describes how what we know as Styrofoam breaks down faster in the ocean and tells us of yet another danger of the floating plastic trash and its potentially devastating impact on species diversity.

Captain Moore Explores the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

Captain Moore discovered the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch, and he is continuing his research on a 4 month journey. His most recent update will shock you.