Charles Moore’s Relationship With Plastic

In 1997, while returning to southern California after finishing the Los Angeles-to-Hawaii Yatch sailing race, he and his crew caught sight of trash floating in the North Pacific Gyre. He has since dedicated his life to understanding and remediating the ocean’s plastic load. He has written articles about the extent of this garbage, and the effects on sea life, which…

“What in the world… Is this Real?”

Unfortunately, yes, this is very real. We have known about this for a little over a decade. But it’s truly thanks to  Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation,  the “Great Pacific Patch” was reported to the public in 1997.  (More on this Story) Please follow,like us, and share: