Ocean pollution

“Pollution of the air or of the land all ultimately ends up in the sea” -Jacques Cousteau At the time of writing this article scientists speculate that there is an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic polluting our marine bodies. And we are not even close to bringing that number down. In fact 8 [...]

Plastics of the future

We are living in the midst of an environmental crisis. At the time of writing this article there is an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic polluting our oceans. Much of that plastic is petroleum based. Petroleum is a fossil fuel that is destructive to the ozone layer, and is existant in only a [...]

The Ocean’s Plastic Problem

“Humanity’s plastic footprint is probably more dangerous than its carbon footprint”  -Captain Charles Moore, discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 1997 The discussion regarding plastic waste within the ocean has become a very relevant topic in recent years both politically and socially. However while it is evident that plastic pollution poses a major problem [...]