News media brought the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” into the public consciousness. But when Marcus Eriksen cofounded the 5 Gyres Institute with his wife, Anna Cummins, and set out to study the world’s oceans with hundreds of volunteers, they discovered a “plastic smog” of microscopic debris that permeates our oceans globally, defying simple clean-up efforts.

Book Information

  • Author: Marcus Eriksen
  • Publisher: Beacon Press
  • Publishing Date: 2018

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