Monthly Archives: April 2018

An I Spy Challenge

The marine debris that makes up Into the Current includes many unrecognizable pieces of plastic, but it also includes familiar things, and many aspects of modern culture are represented. Bottle caps, toys, grooming products, kitchen items, and much more are curated by the tides. … Continue reading

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The Problem

Marine debris can be defined as “anything man-made and solid in the ocean that isn’t supposed to be there.” An estimated 8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year, and 80% of it comes from land-based sources. It can travel through storm … Continue reading

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Prevention

The actions of  individuals make a difference, and there are things that everyone can do to help. Limit single-use plastics use refillable water bottles take your own reusable cup to the coffee house say “no” to plastic straws shop with reusable canvas or … Continue reading

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