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2014-02-21 23:23:22

The organization dedicated to cleaning up the world's oceans and beaches is joining forces with the founder of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Captain Charles Moore and his foundation, Algalita Marine Research Institute Long Beach, California (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 COORC is proud to announce the official partnership between the Clean our Ocean’s Refuge Coalition and Captain Charles Moore’s foundation, the Algalita Marine Research Institute. The meeting between Tom Hirshberg,...

2011-06-30 00:00:27

Green Builder Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Dr. Marcus Eriksen, will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Green Builder Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Dr. Marcus Eriksen, will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Eriksen will join Green Builder Media President Ron Jones...

2010-10-29 05:30:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- High school students throughout the United States and from as far away as Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Germany, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Tanzania, and Zambia are answering Algalita Marine Research Foundation's invitation to participate in the "2011 Plastics Are Forever International Youth Summit" by busily formulating their proposals outlining action-oriented solutions to reduce plastic waste in their home...

2009-08-28 09:45:38

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography says it's investigating whether a Texas-size vortex of trash in the Pacific Ocean could be turned into fuel. Scripps researchers recently returned from the area, dubbed the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch, about 1,000 miles of the California coast. The patch, officially known as the North Pacific gyre, is one of five places in the world's oceans where trade winds trap floating debris and damage ecosystems, The San Diego Union Tribune reported Friday....

2008-09-17 03:00:16

By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - A voyage of 2,600 miles to raise awareness of ocean debris aboard a raft made of trash earned Marcus Eriksen a spot on Smooth's Sports Grille's new community "Hall of Legends" on Tuesday. More than a dozen people showed up to congratulate Eriksen, a research and education director, as he received the honorary photo plaque from Smooth's owner John Morris for his brave journey at sea during the months of June and August. "Marcus Eriksen is the Matlock of Long...

2008-08-29 18:00:23

TWO men who crossed the Pacific on a raft made of 15,000 plastic bottles reached dry land yesterday. Friends greeted Marcus Eriksen and Joel Paschal in Hawaii with food and beer at the end of their 2,600- mile voyage to highlight the problem of ocean debris. The pair left Long Beach, California, on June 1. Their 30ft vessel had a deck of salvaged yacht masts and a cabin made from the fuselage of a Cessna aeroplane. The two used a satellite phone to get in touch with Roz Savage, who...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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