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My Turn: What's wrong with plastic?

The following are facts from Algalita Marine Research Foundation and other scientific organizations that study the effects of plastics on the marine environment: Sound off on the important issues...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050607/opi_20070506013.shtml
Opinion
Neighbors Digest

...of Alaska Southeast, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and all other organizations. Dr. Marcus Eriksen, of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, will be in Juneau from June 3 to 7 to help the Sons of Norway build this ship, as he has lots of experience...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051107/nei_20070511012.shtml
Neighbors
Web sites help people seeking alternatives to plastic

...its last meals colorful but fatal. Sound off on the important issues at You may have heard about the Algalita Marine Research Foundation and its findings in the north Pacific gyre where plastic particles outweigh algae by more than six to one...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102807/out_20071028006.shtml
Outdoors
Recyclers plan to build 'viking' ship

...does," Moe said. Steering construction is Marcus Eriksen, director of research and education at the Algalita Marine Research Foundation. He visited Juneau in mid-May to talk with residents and lawmakers about the dangers of plastics. Researchers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060307/loc_20070603020.shtml
News
When it comes to keeping the ocean healthy, we can be part of the solution

...recycled; 40 percent end up in landfills, and 55 percent are unaccounted for, according to research by the Algalita Marine Research Foundation. Everyone who uses plastics, every one of us, is part of this problem. Every one of us can, and must...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012008/out_20080120003.shtml
Outdoors
When it comes to keeping the ocean healthy, we can be part of the solution

...recycled; 40 percent end up in landfills, and 55 percent are unaccounted for, according to research by the Algalita Marine Research Foundation. Everyone who uses plastics, every one of us, is part of this problem. Every one of us can, and must...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012008/out_238365295.shtml
Outdoors
Activist: Plastic use needs to change Turning the tides

...of disposable plastic is over. Marcus Eriksen, Ph.D., is the director of Research and Education, Algalita Marine Research Foundation. He devised and built the ship Plastic Poison for Turning The Tides, a Juneau grass-roots nonprofit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111807/out_20071118013.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau nonprofit fights for health of ocean

...University of Alaska Anchorage and University of Alaska Fairbanks. Beyond Alaska, we are working with the Algalita Marine Research Foundation in Los Angeles, which conducts groundbreaking research on plastics in the ocean, and we are partnering with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091607/out_20070916007.shtml
Outdoors
Junk boat is floating on a sea of trash

...want to get your attention. They are Dr. Marcus Eriksen, director of research and education at the Algalita Marine Research Foundation in Long Beach, and Joel Paschal, a former employee of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070108/opi_298207478.shtml
Plastic soup

...are either consuming or becoming entangled in plastic marine debris," he said. Eriksen works with the Algalita Marine Research Foundation studying the impact plastic trash has on the marine ecosystem and the implications of that pollution on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091108/spo_331089230.shtml

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