Plastic-covered Hawaiian Island moves toward possible superfund designation. A sad, but positive step for Tern Island. Read the full story.
Lanternfish (Myctophids) provide a possible answer to the fate of micro-plastics in the world's oceans.
Neat post from Bill Hickman of the Surfrider Foundation
Check out the full story detailing how much plastic these gentle giants actually consume. A single Sperm Whale has been recorded with over 400 hundred pounds of plastic refuse in its stomach!
Matthew Savoca is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Group in Ecology at the University of California, Davis. His research interests include sensory behavioral ecology, marine conservation biology, and seabird ecology.