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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

2011-06-30 00:00:27

Green Builder Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Dr.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.