Do Your Part for Our Bay, Coastal Cleanup Day is 9/21/13

Do Your Part for Our Bay, Coastal Cleanup Day is 9/21/13

The annual Coastal Cleanup day is a worldwide event to protect our waterways and marine wildlife from pollution. Most of the litter in our waterways is lightweight plastic – caps, bottles and bags make up three of the top five most commonly found objects on past clean up days. Plastic bags and other lightweight plastic… Read more »

Great Pacific Plastic Patch Changing the Biology of Aquatic Species

Great Pacific Plastic Patch Changing the Biology of Aquatic Species

This week, Ecology Center Executive Director Martin Bourque met with Captain Charlie Moore at the California Resource Recovery Association in San Diego, CA. Captain Moore discovered the Great Pacific Plastic Patch (a mass of trash that has accumulated into an island in the Pacific Ocean), and tirelessly researches and advocates to stop plastic pollution. His… Read more »