Category: ocean pollution

Photo: volunteers during the Martin Luther Kin…

Photo: volunteers during the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, 2018.

The world’s largest ocean garage patch is now over 600,000 square feet. That’s twice the size of Texas!

Read more here:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/science/2018/03/22/great-pacific-garbage-patch-grows/446405002/

Copyright: USA Today
Photo credit: me

Photo: Canadian mountains from Cape Flattery. The National…

Photo: Canadian mountains from Cape Flattery.

The National Climate Assessment has leaked. Many have already read the Assessment, however the White House can still decide to officially release it by August 18th – the day of the eclipse.

The report has no new findings, however it does contain many warm temperature marks we’re likely to pass in the near future.

Read more here:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-energy-202/2017/08/08/the-energy-202-climate-change-report-now-in-hands-of-trump-administration/5988b2b330fb045fdaef117f/?utm_term=.8a353e3d1208

Copyright: Washington Post
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Photo: view from the logging road to Canyon Creek Community…

Photo: view from the logging road to Canyon Creek Community Forest.

One million plastic bottles are sold around the world…per minute.

Read and listen to this story here:
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/28/a-million-a-minute-worlds-plastic-bottle-binge-as-dangerous-as-climate-change

Copyright: The Guardian
Photo credit: me

Photo: Student For The Salish Sea rally in Bellingham…

Photo: Student For The Salish Sea rally in Bellingham Washington.

In two weeks!
Beach Cleanup
Drum Circle
Saturday
June 10th
4pm to 6pm
Locust Beach
At the end of Locust Avenue off Marine Drive
Bellingham Washington

Hope to see you there!
https://www.facebook.com/events/416060805412983/?ti=cl

The Ocean Cleanup Project: this 20 year old from the Netherlands…

The Ocean Cleanup Project: this 20 year old from the Netherlands has created a system to collect plastic waste using the power of the ocean currents – and it’s almost 40 times cheaper than conventional clean up methods.

Copyright: Ocean Cleanup Project, Motherboard