I founded the nonprofit OPDERA – Ocean Plastic Debris Education Research and Awareness because most people are not aware of the environmental catastrophe happening right before their eyes. I WAS SHOCKED when I first read about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch 15 years ago. My further research into the subject proved inconclusive. Much that was […]
The Star-Advertiser in Honolulu released this story of massive plastic waste cleanup. Literally tons of Ghost Nets and plastic waste were collected.
“The North Pacific is home to an enormous swirl of plastic waste twice the size of Texas known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, but how the trash made its way to the region has been a mystery among scientists – until now.” – Daily MailLearn more at:www.opdera.org Source:https://bit.ly/3uOwdNr #zerowaste #plasticfree #plasticpollution #recycle #environment #plasticfreeliving […]
OPDERA.ORG‘s work was highlighted by The Smithsonian Institute for their work and helping researchers gain access to vital data and biological specimens. Follow this link to see a brief description of the work and view a couple photos from OPDERA.ORG‘s voyage to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.https://lnkd.in/gJnU9ej#environment#charity#greatpacificgarbagepatch#plasticwaste#oceanplastic#oceanpollutionhttps://serc.si.edu/floating-ocean-ecosystem-tracker/why