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Juul Caps

When I recently started finding these caps on the beach, I thought that they were from USB drives. However, a recent headline about the life-threatening consequences of vaping made me realize that they are caps for Juul e-cigarette products. In … Continue reading

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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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Teaching Resources

Videos Ocean Today’s Trash Talk Special Feature How Much Plastic is the Ocean? It’s Okay To Be Smart by PBS What Is Marine Debris? | A Cartoon Crash Course with Jim Toomey Two Minutes on Oceans w/ Jim Toomey; Marine … Continue reading

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Metal Fabrication

I am  grateful to instructor Nick Scott and the students in the Metal Fabrication course offered through Mira Costa College’s Technology Career Institute. They did professional quality work as they constructed the complex 5’ x 5’ structure out of steel flat bar, rebar, and galvanized metal mesh. … Continue reading

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Acknowledgements

This project would not have been possible without the encouragement of my sister and her husband, Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang. For close to 20 years, they have been collecting plastic refuse from Kehoe Beach in Marin County, California. They use what … Continue reading

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About the Artist

I have been cleaning North County San Diego beaches for years. I take photographs of the trash I find and share the most interesting images on social media in order to help others understand the seriousness of the marine debris problem. My On the … Continue reading

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