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FLY YOUR SEA TURTLE FLAG HIGH

August 2nd, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Oceans, Opinion Pieces, Wildlife
A blog from Wallace J Nichols on the tragedy faced by endangered sea turtles thanks to the ongoing BP oil spill. ... READ MORE

 

OLAV HEYERDAHL: IN MY OPINION

June 18th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: KonTiki, Olav Heyerdahl, Opinion Pieces
My intention is not to follow in my grandfather's footsteps. I’m educated as a carpenter and a civil engineer so I've not continued the work of my grandfather, Thor Heyerdahl, on migration theories. ... READ MORE

 

DOUG WOODRING: IN MY OPINION

June 17th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Fish, Oceans, Opinion Pieces
"The state of our ocean today is a perfect example of tragedy of the commons." Doug Woodring from Project Kaisei for theplastiki.com ... READ MORE

 

OUR OCEANS ARE TURNING INTO PLASTIC

June 16th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Oceans, Opinion Pieces, Plastics
Susan Casey, the Editor-in-Chief of O, The Oprah Magazine, wrote this award-winning article on plastics in our oceans ... READ MORE

 

A PRESCRIPTION FOR THE OCEAN’S AILING HEALTH

June 13th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Oceans, Opinion Pieces, Plastics
Dr. Greg Stone, Senior Vice President for Marine Conservation and Chief Ocean Scientist for Conservation International, talks ocean health for the Plastiki expedition. ... READ MORE

 

Philippe Cousteau: Everyday Heroes

June 11th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Oceans, Opinion Pieces, Plastics
Philippe Cousteau writes for the Plastiki about nature, plastics and our the everyday heroes that need our attention. ... READ MORE

 

ACHIM STEINER FROM UNEP TALKS OCEAN HEALTH

May 5th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Fish, Message of Support, Oceans, Opinion Pieces, Plastiki
Unless urgent action is taken, commercial fish stocks may have disappeared in a matter of decades, along with the livelihoods of millions of often poor people, who depend on fish for food and jobs. ... READ MORE

 

THROWAWAY SOCIETY

April 26th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Campaigns, Environment, Opinion Pieces, Recycling, Waste
Ian Kiernan, Chairman and Founder of Clean up the World talks to the Plastiki about the impact waste has had upon our environment and his work to try and change our wasteful habits ... READ MORE