Day: June 16, 2014

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 …